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I have a URL e.g.:


QUESTION does it make a difference to SEO when using + or - or _ in the URL between words? Is one more readable and indexable than the others?

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marked as duplicate by Simon Hayter Jun 23 '13 at 12:28

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Google recommends using hyphens instead of underscores: support.google.com/webmasters/bin/… – dan Jun 23 '13 at 19:07

AFAIK the underscore is not recommended as it could be considered part of a word, whereas the other two are word separators.

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