Do filenames and directory structure matter in search engine ranking?

by Guest22455157  |  9 years, 1 month(s) ago

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I’m going to develop a new website in asp. It’ll be an images based website. I want to know if directory structure and filenames matter in ranking. If yes, how much do they matter and what are best practices?

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  1. SEO Expert
    Yes, it does matter. Put your keyword or phrase in your filename, this will give a little push in ranking. The filename should also be no longer then 15-20 characters. If you have vast amounts of data and need to organize it in different directories please add at least one keyword within the name. A directory structure that uses keywords in directory name can additionally benefit.

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