Is it OK to use hyphens in SEO?
Today's question, "Is it OK to use hyphens in SEO?" is one which has people jumping up and down each side of the SEO fence :-)
I use hyphens in website names, web page names and image names - and it's never hurt my Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) one bit. :-)
One of the top SEO organizations has confirmed that YES it is not only OK, but is preferred to use hyphens/dashes when naming URLs (website names), webpage names and image names.
Note: something weird happened and the video is black for a few seconds, but persevere and it's all ok :-)
Here's what SEOMOZ had to say:
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Today's question was: Is it OK to use hyphens in SEO? The answer is "Yes!"
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