Permalink structure?

Which permalink structure should I go for in terms of SEO?

  1. websitename.com/category/sub-category/article-name.html?
  2. websitename.com/category/article-name.html?
  3. websitename.com/article-name.html?

I have seen the websites going for websitename.com/article-name.html is there any specific reason?

The 3rd one

WhY?
Read this carefully and step by step

In old days concerning text-only browser, .html was used to be in the trend. Now, it is no longer important.

Now a days browser are smart enough to act based upon header response instruction

Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8

Then after this there was trend of keeping date, it was due to Blogspot nature or requirement for a News site.

In 2020, you can keep short and simple post name.

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Why you should keep shorter permalink?

  • Easy to remember and share
  • Easy to recognize
  • Looks good
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@Vyom_Srivastava Go with the third one and keep your slug short

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