Welcome to the IBM Websphere Commerce Hub

Welcome to the IBM Websphere Commerce Hub

Come join me in my journey to explore the various features and capabilities of IBM Websphere Commerce and understand how retailers can benefit from its really cool out-of-box functionality.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Day 3 : Search engine optimization (SEO) URL pattern files

Pattern files are used in the construction and deconstruction of SEO friendly URLs. A pattern file contains a template or model for a URL type in a store, such as a category, contact us or product page as each page type requires different data to be constructed.

For for details , please refer the Infocenter link.

Pattern files are located in this path :

The below diagram summarizes all the important learnings and explains how the SEO URLs are created based on the pattern definitions in the SEOURLPatterns.xml.

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  1. Thank you for sharing this! This will be a good reference if ever I'll need help with a scottsdale seo campaign. I look forward to reading more of your posts, especially an update on this. Have a nice day!