Category Archives: URL Quotes

URL Quote #4: An utter disaster to disable the URL

“Given that social filtering is one of the most powerful mechanisms for information discovery on the Internet, it is an utter disaster to disable the URL as an addressing mechanism. “ -Jakob Nielsen on “Why Frames Suck (Most of the … Continue reading

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URL Quote #3: Wikipedia’s URLs a reason for their success?

“Wikipedia’s URL spaces are highly elegant; I suspect it’s one of the reason’s Wikipdedia is successful” -Bill de hOra on “Wikipedia’s Highly Elegant URLs“

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URL Quote #2: Think about your website’s “public face.”

“…one should take an hour or so and really think about their website’s ‘public face.’” -Scott Hanselman on “A Website’s Public Face“

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URL Quote #1: A URL is like a big “YOU ARE HERE” sign

“A URL is like a big “YOU ARE HERE” sign for each page of your site. It should allow people to get a sense of where they are in your site, even if they decide not to use that information … Continue reading

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