What is a Slug in SEO and How to Optimize it Correctly

A slug is the part of the URL that is unique for each and every page of a website. Learn how to optimize your slugs for SEO.

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  1. Faraz A. says

    I didn’t know it was so important, now I have to fix all 1000+ posts. Thank you Alex for this beautiful post.

    • Alex Chris says

      Hi Faraz

      Take it step by step and don’t forget to use 301 Redirections in cases you change the slug and permalink of a post.


  2. Felipe says

    Hello ALex

    How do I add 301 Redirections (to redirect old URL to New URL) ?

    Thank you

  3. mukesh says

    very important tips given how to optimize seo slugs. i like your blog. thank you for best tips given.

  4. Ashok Kumar says

    @alex, I am new in wordpress and this information is very helpful for me.

    Thanks for sharing 😊

  5. Jodi M Bingham says

    Best article on slugs I’ve found. I finally understand not only what one is but how to optimize it. Thank you for the specific examples that many articles lack.

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