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    many little pages or one large page


    Working on a specialty directory website with the directory websites sorted by state (i.e. CA,NV, UT...) -
    the listing is starting to grow into the thousands (total), would it be better to divide the listing so
    each state has it's own page (50 pages) or keep the listing on one page - each state being called & displayed
    one at a time by a "choose a state" button.

    Some states like California are very large lists vs UT which is a small list. What is the benefit and downside of each method?
    please advise ... on SEO and any other aspect for future growth. A WP site.

    T.
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    Consider adding a zip code look up feature. It will give you more options when searching your site for content.
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    one word really.
    Pagination
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    Pagination is used on each state list - want to keep each state as a separate listing - was looking for more on the "Good, Bad & Ugly" of "ONE vs. MANY" pages from SEO standpoint, from Google & other main SE's.

    Thank you for the input.

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