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Should I use hyphens or underscores?

For the file name "mission-and-vision.htm" or "mission_and_vision.htm", which one is good for SEO(separator "-" or "_")?


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marked as duplicate by John Conde Apr 7 '11 at 3:29

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Hyphens are the recommended separator - Google doesn't treat the _ as a word separator, so to count it would have to be the literal string: "mission_and_vision" that was searched for.

See Matt Cutts on this in 2005

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