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TOPIC: Path Auto and URL naming convention

Path Auto and URL naming convention 3 years 11 months ago #69658

In the PathAuto tutorials, you guys talk about not using underscores in URL names. Does that really hurt the SEO if I do use them?
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Path Auto and URL naming convention 3 years 11 months ago #69665

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Yes, it can. You'll notice we also always uses dashes for our URLs here at OSTraining.

To a large extent, that's based on Google's own direct advice. Here's Matt Cutts on the topic: www.mattcutts.com/blog/dashes-vs-underscores/
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