Trailing slashes on static page URLs – yay or nay?
I’m posting this because I can’t seem to find a clear answer to this issue on the web.
My WordPress sites currently consist of mainly static pages. My URLs are of the form
http://www.mysite.com/about/(single top-level page) or
http://www.mysite.com/more/history/(single second-level page).
Given that these URLs point to a specific page, I find the trailing slash a bit incongruous. The main options for single static pages are:
Does anyone have any ideas of the practical pros and cons for each option (excepting choice, aesthetic or historical reasons)? I imagine that there may be various practical reasons for each – SEO, redirects etc.
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