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    Full links better than relative paths?


    Is it better to link internal pages with full links rather than have them be relative paths? my site has a page rank of 4 and was hoping that if i link the full paths that it will help pass more juice?

    for example, on my homepage, i currently have all of my links like this:

    <a href="products.aspx"....

    is it better to have it link to

    <a href="http://www.domain.com/products.aspx"...

    Would this help build internal links?
    Last edited by jrod11; Dec 31st, 2009 at 01:31 PM.
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    There's no additional juice.

    The benefit comes when you start moving pages to different directories (no broken links), or when a scraper tries to steal your content (hey, at least they're linking back to you).

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    • Jocelyn agrees : ... and then logs can tell you who scraped it...
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    Totaly agree with Josh!
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    Yep, not to mention that sometimes there are (or should be!) keywords in the, and those count as... keywords!

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