Customizing ExpressionEngine

Dashes vs. Underscores in your URLs

September 27th, 2011 | Filed in: Customizing ExpressionEngine

ExpressionEngine’s default word separator for URL titles is an underscore. In the linked video Matt Cutts explains that Google interprets underscores as a connector and dashes as a separator- for friendlier URLs change your default settings! It’s easy to do, but somewhat hidden: Admin > Channel Administration > Global Preferences…


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