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Which second separator to use in URL?

I'm already using - as a separator in my URLs, for some reasons I need to add a second one. According to RFC 3986 I can use ., _ and ~. I also have seen some sites using + as a separator. I'm ...
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With respect to SEO, is it preferred to use hyphen instead of period in the URL?

I have a complex class on my server side, for example class Car has Properties Make and Model. There is a form that user can fill (Make and Model are input textboxes), then I pass all these inputs as ...
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Which symbol should I use in the title: “|” or “-”?

So there are two way of writing a site's page title: Meow | Photo Magazine or: Meow - Photo Magazine Which one is better (for SEO and for users)?
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Do we need slash-separated URLs instead hyphen for better SEO? [duplicate]

Do we need slash-separated URLs instead hyphen for better SEO? In other words, could anyone explain which one is better and why? https://example.com/category/product https://example.com/category-...
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Pipes or colons in HTML title tags?

Other than esthetics, are there any valid reasons to choose pipes vs colons in an HTML <title> tag, or vice-versa? Usability? SEO? Example: <title>Example.com | Top 10 list of stuff</...
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The symbol | on a title of a website and its semantics

In Google Search if you search for "Dog | Golden Retriever" you get results for exactly that. Basic topic | More specific subcategory. Assuming we got a A | B type title on a site. Example: <...
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Facet filters URL structure for ecommerce site for SEO

I am working on implementing facet filter for e-commerce site and I am not sure which schema of URL structuring is better for SEO purposes. There are three options I have in considerations as of now, ...
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SEO friendly URL delimiter for ecommerce sites for multi faceting

I am working for a project that has multi facet filters. The url that will be build when faceting applied will have several delimiters. I am not sure what characters should I use as delimiter that are ...
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What's the best practice URL Path with multiple occurences of the same parameter?

Case User searches on a website for "cake" and filters the results via two categories: "united states" and "germany". Researched best practices SEO relevant and as short as possible URL if possible ...
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Will Google recognize a comma as a separator in page titles without spaces?

I know that it is allowed in SEO to use comma as separator but, is it ok to add comma as a separator between keywords in title without leaving a space? Example: <title>High blood pressure,...
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Delimiter character for page title

I have noticed a few oddities recently with the titles of web pages in SERPs. However, it seems there are several main conventions: Contact Page - Joe Schmoe's Awesome Site // &#045; Hyphen ...
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Delimiter character for keywords meta tag

I'm working on a CMS which gets keywords from end user, which means that they are totally dynamic for each page. I get each keyword separately. What delimiter characters should I use to include those ...