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    Retrieving pages via ajax... what's the purpose?

    I was recently looking on the site http://www.amylacour.com/ and saw it rather odd that the website retrieves pages via ajax/javascript all while keeping the amylacour.com website in the address bar.

    I thought it was odd and bad for SEO among many other things.

    Am I missing something? Or is there a reason why a web designer created the site like this? How is coding this site this way advantageous?

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    Senior Coder rnd me's Avatar
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    it provides a smoother user experience.

    you don't have to restart word to open a new document, why should you have to reload a page?

    can you image a refresh laden gmail or google maps experience? yuck!
    my site (updated 13/9/26)
    BROWSER STATS [% share] (2014/5/28) IE7:0.1, IE8:5.3, IE11:8.4, IE9:3.2, IE10:3.2, FF:18.2, CH:46, SF:7.9, NON-MOUSE:32%


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