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Thread ID, user ID, post ID... what about tag ID?

ForestForTrees

Well-known member
#1
I always thought that having numeric IDs to identify threads, nodes, users and posts, etc., was an elegant and efficient way to handle redirects, etc.

For those who don't know what I'm talking about, look at the numbers at the end of each of these URLs.
https://xenforo.com/community/forums/general-xenforo-discussion-and-feedback.45/
https://xenforo.com/community/threads/is-it-possible-to-use-xenforo-login-with-html-site.111118/
https://xenforo.com/community/members/brogan.521/
https://xenforo.com/community/posts/940485/
https://xenforo.com/community/tags/architecture/
(You can actually delete the words and a nice redirect will be made.)

I'm just curious - purely from a geek perspective - does anyone know why tag IDs aren't in the URL of tag pages?

In closing, for my fellow yanks:
(we didn't have Doctor Who, so we had to settle for Sesame Street. Sad.)