In my recent article, I provided info on [B][URL="http://www.vbseo.com/f2/how-replace-showpost-links-permalinks-max-out-search-engine-crawling-efficiency-31454/"]how to remove showpost pages from your forum[/URL][/B] to dramatically increase crawling efficiency.
[B][COLOR=Blue]However, before you do so, you should first find out if you are getting any search traffic to your showpost pages and (if so) how much.[/COLOR][/B]
[B]We can do this with Google Analytics[/B].
Updated 10-31-2010 at 12:48 AM by Andrés Durán Hewitt
[B]Are you making the best use of Googlebot's time?[/B] If not, you are negatively impacting your SEO. One way to ensure that the time Googlebot spends on your forum is not wasted, is to get rid of inefficient, non-unique content. My focus here is on [B]showpost pages[/B].
While they are not "exact" copies of any other page on your site, all of the post content is already displayed on your thread pages. So they are [I][U]partial duplicates[/U][/I].
[B]If you want