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Hyphens in Titles

  1. eugbug profile image98
    eugbugposted 3 months ago

    An editor added hyphens to a title of a hub so "Easy to Grow" became "Easy-to-Grow".
    When I search for Easy to Grow, the hub is on page 3 of search results, but if I include the hyphens, it's midway down page 2.
    Using hyphens is probably grammatically correct, but most people probably don't include them in searches (or do they?)

    1. peachpurple profile image83
      peachpurpleposted 3 months agoin reply to this

      No, I doubt that Google SEO would welcome hyphens titles

  2. lobobrandon profile image91
    lobobrandonposted 3 months ago

    People most likely don't include them. I never do.

    But if you remove the hyphens your hub will not be on page 2 if it is on page 3 right now. So, that's not a cause for concern. The ranking has not changed with the use of hyphens.

    1. eugbug profile image98
      eugbugposted 3 months agoin reply to this

      Ok, thanks Brandon - One less thing to be worried about!

      1. lobobrandon profile image91
        lobobrandonposted 3 months agoin reply to this

        Yup smile

 
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