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What does pid and sid in the URL stand for?

The pid number seems to be guide number and sid number seems to be the page within a guide number, just wondering exactly what they stand for?
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2010  |  2045 Views

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You guessed it right:

  • pid = Guide ID
  • sid = Page ID

I asked Slaven about this and he let me know the history: When he was developing the original "proof of concept" for the system, guides were called "portals" and pages within the guides were called "subjects"...and the abbreviations stuck.

So, originally pid was "PortalID" and sid was "SubjectID".

Now we know. :)

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