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Which of the following sentence is better for SEO - or () to describe sub-contents?

Ru Ba Ru Feat Diljit - Dj Hans - 48Kbps.mp3

URL: /music/view/25577946?download=Ru-Ba-Ru-Feat-Diljit---Dj-Hans---48Kbps.mp3

or

Ru Ba Ru Feat Diljit (Dj Hans) (48Kbps).mp3

URL:/music/view/25577946?download=Ru-Ba-Ru-Feat-Diljit-(Dj-Hans)-(48Kbps).mp3

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If you must use an unfriendly URL, I'd go with:

/music/view/25577946?download=Ru-Ba-Ru-Feat-Diljit---Dj-Hans---48Kbps.mp3

However, I'd change it to:

/music/view/25577946?download=Ru-Ba-Ru-Feat-Diljit-Dj-Hans-48Kbps.mp3

Just to keep things cleaner, I would recommend instead is friendly URLs in this kind of format:

/music/artist/song/subcontent

For example:

/music/Diljit/Ru-Ba-Ru/Dj-Hans

Then you can use mod_rewrite Apache module to map the URLs to the actual MP3 files.

For example:

RewriteRule ^music/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/([^/]+)$ /path/to/downloadprocessor.php?download=$1-$2-$3-48Kbps.mp3
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    I wish I could up-vote this one more than once.
    – closetnoc
    Sep 7, 2015 at 23:51
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It's probably negligible if you use Microdata tags around it. The MusicRecording Schema will allow you to mark up the track name and artist, and AudioObject has a property for bitrate.

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  • I am asking for general contents. Not audio contents in particular. Also consider it in URL. Sep 7, 2015 at 14:27
  • My answer doesn't really change then. Marking up the Microdata of the track would be your better concern. The on-page data will have a far greater effect than the punctuation within a file-download link. Sep 7, 2015 at 14:37

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