SEO – URL Character Count Limit

I would assume that it is not unlimited, but I haven’t actually set a standard for myself for this piece like I have for the Title and Description. I realized today there absolutely a limit and the number is “70” characters. This includeswww“, “the domain name“, possibly a “category“, and then the page URL with the file extension such as “.html”.

On a page I had lengthy URL, but it got worse when the category and domain name was included. Here is an example of what I had.

Google has this url indexed as….…

If I wanted the word “line” to be important it was being cut off. When considering your page url or slug make sure to include the full path.

I hope this helps someone else out there…

SEO – Clean Up Unused DIVI Project

Finishing off a DIVI WordPress site and refining the SEO. The first run through the SEO using Yoast Plugin I used Google’s “, and made the URLs what I wanted. A few days later I was checking Google again to see the progress on the rankings and discovered Google had now indexed the DIVI Projects categories. The theme I was using had some sample projected that I ended up not using; however, they got indexed.

Final conclusion is if you are not using it get rid of it. In my case I was linking to pages I didn’t want public.

I hope this helps someone else out there…