Dashes Or Underscores In URLs- Which One To Use For Better SEO?

There is a common question that many of us would like to get answered is the use of 'Dashes (-)' or 'Underscores ( _ )' in the post title ( in case of Blogger) or in URLs in general. As the URL of your Blogger blog post is determined by the post title its self, so the impact of any of the two (we would discuss that below in the post) would effect your SEO and thus blog traffic as a whole.
Dashes Or Underscores In URLs- Which One To Use For Better SEO?
In case of WordPress or any other CMS (content management system), where you could choose your post URLs, then you may have a choice for Post titles.

Before starting of, you may like to read:

Matt Cutts (Google Renowned Software Engineer) talks about the issue.

Dashes Or Underscores? Which One To Use In Post Title/URLs?

As per Matts, dashes (-) are considered as separators while underscores ( _ ) are NOT. In the case of Blogger, you don't need to worry about the issue as Blogger places dashes automatically within each keyword in post URLs as shown in the picture below.

Dashes Or Underscores In URLs- Which One To Use For Better SEO?

So in case you have the option, like in WordPress, you should choose dashes instead of underscores for separating your keywords in post URLs.

I really wanted to do this quick post to update you guys over the Matts video that i came across. Take a look at it below.






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