May 262011
 

What is permalink?

permalink definition on a wiki website:

A permalink, or permanent link, is a URL that points to a specific blog or forum entry after it has passed from the front page to the archives. Because a permalink remains unchanged indefinitely, it is less susceptible to link rot. Most modern weblogging and content-syndication software systems support such links. Other types of websites use the term permanent links, but the term permalink is most common within the blogosphere. Permalink is a portmanteau word made from permanent link. Permalinks are often simply stated so as to be human-readable.

How’s the shape of permalink structure?

Generally, dynamic page’s url will look like this:

http://www.example.com/index.php?page=10

become:

http://www.example.com/what-is-permalink,10.html

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