Tips is for WordPress User :
Designing Your Category Pages
We know that a Category Page produces a duplicate content within our Website. And we also knew that duplicate content is not healthy in our blog. So by knowing this basic SEO idea we can design our category page in a way that We can show to our visitors our category pages in a manner that it can easily be navigated and at the same time Search Engine Crawler Friendly.
So the best way to do this is to change the way our category page shown to visitors and Search Engine crawlers. I would like to teach on how I made my category pages which only shows the Permalink of the post including the the other category where the post belong. I have leave that dates so that my readers will know when I made the post. Although in the Post Pages I have decided to remove those dates since I believe that most of my page is Time Less. ( ehem )
Below are the previous codes of my category php
<h1><a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” rel=”bookmark”><?php the_title(); ?></a></h1>
<?php the_time(‘F j, Y’); ?> · Filed Under <?php the_category(‘, ‘) ?> · <?php comments_popup_link(‘Comment’, ‘1 Comment’, ‘% Comments’); ?> <?php edit_post_link(‘(Edit)’, ”, ”); ?>
Here is my new codes
<h2><a href=”<?php the_permalink() ?>” rel=”follow”><?php the_title(); ?></a></h2>
<?php the_time(‘F j, Y’); ?> | <?php the_category(‘, ‘) ?> | <?php edit_post_link(‘(Edit)’, ”, ”); ?>
You may copy my new codes if you want to copy my new category Pages Design. I am experimenting on the H Tags that is why I have replaced it with H2 rather that H1. Since I would like to optimized the category page name as H1. If this will not succeed I will replace them again with h1. I have also change rel tag from bookmark to follow . I am just testing it.
Hope you like this tips.