Most webmasters and SEOs already know the existence of slashes in URLs, but what they don’t know is that these (trailing) slashes, or otherwise known as a forward slash, can be disastrous if not managed properly.
A trailing slash in a website’s URL is a common occurrence; especially for websites that have numerous pages. But should webmasters always include trailing slashes in their URLs? What are the implications of trailing slashes at the end of URLs have on SEO? How do search engines understand trailing slashes in our URLs? All of these questions will be answered here.