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Wordpress permalinks question

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by buzzcore, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. buzzcore

    buzzcore Junior Member

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    Hey, I have a quick question:

    When creating a blog post, wordpress likes to put hyphens in the url like so...

    A post title of "My dog is fat" becomes...

    www.websitename.com/my-dog-is-fat

    Now, would it be beneficial for seo for the url to be...

    www.websitename.com/mydogisfat

    Doesn't google frown upon hyphens in urls? Any insight on this would be great!
     
  2. tojamie

    tojamie BANNED BANNED

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    Nothing changes in Wordpress. You can try out content curation for this post. You can see in SERP. Try it Cheers :)
     
  3. mapp2819

    mapp2819 Regular Member

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    I've ranked plenty of URL's that contain hyphens. From a readers point of view, they are much easier to read and understand too in my opinion. With long tail keywords, your URL will become slightly more difficult to read without hypens.
     
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