Is it?Stoker wrote:Still, for topics forum name is more relevant than the board name
Let's take my previous example, about a topic to adjust lights on a carforum. In board name - forum name - topic name you'd get:
For optimal search results I'd say Elektrics is the least relevant. Of course that's just something I made up, but is seems very realistic to me.Car forum international > Elektrics > Adjusting lights
For a real life example, let's take the topic we're reading now. Again, the most relevant for a searching guest is the "phpBB" part and the "Optimized Page Titles" part. Not the "[3.1/Ascraeus] RFCs & Patches" part, since he'll probably won't search for the internal nickname of 3.1 and not for RFCs & Patches.
Again with your example forum phpBB SEO. Let's take this one. "translation" is less relevant then "phpBB SEO", since "German translation" already states it's about translation but only the board name states what it's all about.
Your theory might work sometimes, but it doesn't work always.
They do some nice tricks, that's right. But they don't own the holy grail. For instance, they append a suffix ".html" in the topics. Why? It isn't relevant, it only makes the url longer. As you stated before yourself:Stoker wrote:Should they know how to do it? Yes, I think so
Kind of contradicting, isn't it?Stoker wrote:When optimizing we need to take away as much irrelevant code/text as possible.