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Readable, guessable and hackable urls

The stand-out talk at Handheld 2013 was from Jeremy Keith, Founder & Web Stuff Do-er(?) at Clearleft in Brighton. Among other things, he talked about the importance of designing urls.

Designing the url

In some cases the url may be the first point of contact between you and the user. It makes sense to give them proper consideration. They should be human readable, guessable and even hackable.

Examples from HuffDuffer

Urls work anywhere