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    Which Page Title?

    I really doubt this matters, but I'm just wondering if anyone here has an actual preference for page naming based on SEO. Let's assume my domain is all about widgets, and I want to optimize a page for the engines about my 'extra-large-blue-widgets'. Which would be the best?

    Which page is best for SEO?
    Example A. widgets.com/extra_large_blue_wigets.html
    Example B. widgets.com/extra-large-blue-wigets.html

    Does this really matter?

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    They say the hyphens ("-") are more acceptable to more search engines as a word seperator than the underscore ("_").

    That is just what I have heard. I also notice more hyphens out and about too while browsing.

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    I think either would work for search engines but the hyphens might be easier for humans. We are already used to typing hyphens in domain names.

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    It is commonly accepted that hyphens are better for SEO and I agree with Beley that it is easier for the human eyes as well.

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    Ok, I had a feeling this was the case. Thanks.


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