Ian Harris wrote:
> I have updated a site that is already listed in the search engines .
> and gets high ranking but this is based on .htm pages
> The problem is the prevoius site, had page file names like this index.htm
> The new site has page file names like this index.html and products.html .
> do I need to change the html back to htm page file
I suspect that you are being a paranoid here. Search engines couldn't care
less about the /extension/ as long as the file complies with the proper
Your explanation was not clear to me. I don't understand what you mean by
"update" and "previous site", which imply different things. If you change
the extension of an existing file in an existing (static) domain, then you
can lead visitors to 404 error pages. If you have migrated your site to a
new domain, however, there should be no problem.
Roy S. Schestowitz