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    changing all article URLs


    Hi.

    we have an online store.
    at first, we decided to build some categories for publishing articles.

    but now we see that all these categories are not important and they just make URLs long.

    now I want to make a blog and put all the articles in it, and then redirect all URLs to the new ones.
    by doing this all our article URLs will be clean and short.

    is this worth doing? doesn't it effect on our website traffic?
    What do you guys recommend?
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    A lot of the guys use the expression "If it isn't broken don't fix it".

    Saying that, the migration is pretty simple. /long-url-about-something-i-don't-know-what/ > 301 redirect > /new-url/

    If the 301 redirects are done correctly you should be ok. If you're getting good traffic, I recommend hiring a professional so the damage is minimal.
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    i have met, when change Platform. You will decrease ranking about 2 week. And you will back!
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    Just you need to do a 301 redirect with the htaccess, and the problem will be solved

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