Certain of the websites URL links have been updated for SEO (Search Engine Optimization) purposes.
• SEO is essential to creating an easy and seamless user experience.
• SEO communicates to search engines the user's intentions so they can recommend the webpage in relevant searches.
• SEO determines the page rank in search engines therefore enhances the visibility of auctions, stores, categories... on the web.
The following URL's / Sections have been modified :
Item Listing Page
before - http://bids-plus.com/(ITEM TITLE),name,(AUCTION ID),auction_id,auction_details
now - http://bids-plus.com/(ITEM TITLE)-(AUCTION ID).html
before - http://bids-plus.com/(CATEGORY NAME),category,(CATEGORY ID),parent_id,categories
now - http://bids-plus.com/(CATEGORY NAME),categories,(CATEGORY ID).html
before - http://bids-plus.com/(STORE NAME),name,(USER ID),user_id,shop
now - http://bids-plus.com/(STORE NAME),(USER ID).html
The names and titles are stripped of any special characters and converted to lowercase with hyphens (-) replacing spaces.
listing title - Apple Iphone 6 black complete box & all accessories - NEW NEVER USED
becomes URL link - http://bids-plus.com/apple-iphone-6-black-complete-box-all-accessories-new-never-used-10000001.html