If I prefix a dash to GUIDs in my URLs on my Web site, in this manner:
Will my SEO rating be affected?
Background: On my site, people can look up pages by GUID, and by path.
could map to the same page. To indicate that
3v32nirn32 is a GUID and not a page name, I thought I could prefix a
- and then my webapp would understand.
But I wouldn't want my search engine rating to drop. And prefixing a dash in this manner seems weird, so perhaps Googlebot lowers my rating. Hence my question: Do you know if my search engine rating might drop? (Today or in the future?)
(I could also e.g. prefix
id-, so the URL becomes
example.com/forum/id-3v32nirn32, but then people cannot create pages that start with the word "id".)
(I think I don't want URLs like this one:
Kind regards, Magnus