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In this video, you’ll hear some of the following:
“In this short video, we’ll show you how to improve your site’s SEO score by ensuring that the urls for each of your pages is as SEO-friendly as possible. Now many times, it’s possible that you’re going to have some pages that aren’t so SEO-friendly, and there’s no need to tear your hair out over them. But in general, when at all possible, having urls that are will help search engines index your site and boost your SEO rankings. Now naming your urls doesn’t require any particular coding skill, it’s very straightforward. So let’s just cover best practices in naming them.
First of all, your urls should be named clearly for what they are. If you have a page with a contact form for visitors to contact you, name it “contact.” If you have a page that shows a diverse portfolio of artwork, don’t name it “all-kinds-of-samples”, name if “portfolio” or “artwork.” You get the picture.
Furthermore, it’s best practice to avoid using underscores or other characters, or parameters. Instead, if you feel that you need to, and your website is new and hasn’t been indexed by search engines yet, as opposed to a website that is already well-ranked because of many factors, then you can replace underscores with hyphens. Or redirect pages to urls with hyphens….”
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