Seo urls ??

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  1. hertje

    hertje Newbie

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    Hello, i was wondering about seo urls.
    What is the best option if i use a 2 part keyword like "free hosting" in my url
    Example: domain/free-hosting
    or: domain/freehosting
    or: domain/free_hosting
    And what length is the best ?
    Would this still be seo friendly ?
    domain/free-hosting/dedicated-hosting/
    And this
    domain/free-hosting/dedicated-hosting/the-ins-and-outs
    or is this better
    domain/dedicated-hosting/
    ??
     
  2. Schvamp

    Schvamp Power Member

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    Domain.com/category/sub-category. And for gods sake, no underscores "_".
     
  3. aka sam

    aka sam Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    best from seo perspective : domain/free-hosting

    Google dont like super long URLS ....
     
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    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    There is no right and wrong answer. If you look through the SERPs you'll see various types of SEO friendly URLs ranking. 5 years ago this mattered a lot, not so much today.
     
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    I would use this domain/free-hosting
     
  7. WebMeUp

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    There is no correct answer here, all the variants will work.
    free-hosting is better than freehosting and free_hosting, but from the visitor's point of view, not regarding to SEO. And the less levels your domain has, the better.
     
  8. henrikas

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    Don't use any punctuation in domain name. Categories, sub categories and products should go with "-"