Thinking about a new niche and wondering if using hypens in the URL to separate key words is best practices. Any suggestions?

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merlynmac Premium
I try to avoid hyphens because I'm always afraid my visitors will type in my address and forget it, thus ending up on someone else's site.... Just my personal preference.
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nathangurley Premium
Thanks Merlyn, I went with out it. Now, I kind of want to experiment with a Woocommerce theme, but have no clue at this point and have to cut out for now. Maybe later. Thanks!
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merlynmac Premium
Happy to help
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ownonlboss Premium
There are probably plenty of those.
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ownonlboss Premium
The sitecontent or the posts or pages you create will automatically put dashes between words in url for your spaces in your title, if that makes sense.

You are not allowed to use spaces in the url so hence are dashes the best solution.

It should at minimal contain your keyword. A keyword can consist of multiple words, just so that I took that confusion out of the world.

Steven
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nathangurley Premium
Thanks Steven, I got ya! Gonna lay off the dash, hyphen, or whatever you call it idea, unless the url I had in mind is taken which will be a different issue. I appreciate your help!
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ownonlboss Premium
Oh you were talking about the domain. Try to avoid it if possible. See if you can find synonyms for the word. The domain doesn't have to be a keyword per se. Keywords is what you mostly use for the content.
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