Why Google Recommends Hierarchical Site Structure For SEO

December 25, 2023

Google’s Gary Illyes answered a question about site structure, explaining why a hierarchical site structure is good for SEO and when it’s okay to use a flat site structure. Gary offers a good reason why a hierarchical site structure is a good choice and why the flat site structure is okay for simple websites. Flat Site StructureA flat site structure is when every page has a link from the home page, thus every page is one click away from the home page. Also Known As The Taxonomic Site StructureThe hierarchical site structure was also known as a taxonomic structure in which things are categorized in hierarchical groups. Also Known As The Pyramid Site StructureHierarchical and Taxonomic site structures were also known as the Pyramid site structure.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Journal