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    Is there any difference between hyphen, underscore and pipe for SEO?

    I've heard various arguments about what the spiders like when using hyphen, underscore or pipes ( | ) but have never gotten a conclusive answer on what is better for SEO. So at this point I'm wondering does it even matter? I don't think it does matter since it's only a delimiter. What do you guys think?
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    I presume you're asking about the <title> element?
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    Google has gotten very good at pulling keywords out of strings, to the point that deliminators are rendered pretty much obsolete in my opinion.

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    • Test-ok agrees : It's more for readability or an audience catcher than anything. (sorry no rep)

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