17 Dec '12, 2pm

(TheDomains) Forbes: “Directed Browsing And The Death Of The URL”: published a story yesterd...

Forbes.com published a story yesterday entitled “Directed Browsing And The Death Of The URL” The story chats about the increase use of social networks, apps and search engines which are increasingly taking away the desire for people to use their browser to navigation across the internet: “One area of the Internet that I think is suffering in the current climate of social media, targeted search, and recommendation engines, is the ability for people to find a website on their own. ” “More emphasis is being placed on having a strong presence on Facebook, having pages and stories picked up by Reddit, Stumbleupon, and Twitter, while the idea that content is still published on its own website, more and more the ability to discover a website is being taken away from the individual.” “While every web browser still has a URL bar that allows someone to enter a website address, but w...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2012/12/17/forbes-directed-brow...

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Episode 63: Model Name in URL (revised)

railscasts.com 17 Dec '12, 5am

A model's ID in the URL is not very helpful to the user. Consider adding the name which can also improve SEO. Learn how to...