Clean URL

A Clean URL is a URL (web address) which avoids the use of specific characters, and is usually relatively easy for human beings to read, understand and type. For example:

www.example.com/news/2009

Compare with dirty URLs, which in contrast are much harder to use, and typically look like this:

www.example.com/service.aspx?aid=12&nd=3456

In Sitebeam

Dirty URLs are detected and penalised for by the URL format test.

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