18.104.22.168 – Improvement on the way we handle pretty link generation.
The global auto link cloaking has been improved to do the following:
Instead of generating a a random string of 7 characters to behave as the permalink; eg: http://www.myblog.com/go/a7gmone , we now check the anchor of the link we are cloaking and use that to generate a permalink.
It’s said that this consideration will most likely increase clickthru rates, probably yielding the the fact that the appropriate keywords are contained within the link structure.
Lets look at some examples of how this will play out on a live blog.
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