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Old 28th March 2016, 01:47 AM   #11
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it is not important to include keyword in url.

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Old 28th March 2016, 09:45 AM   #12
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After the EMD udpate the keyword in the domain name is not that much important. Only the structure of the site, the quality of content, and user experience matter with the number of in-bound links pointing to your site are important factors to consider.

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Old 4th May 2016, 08:58 AM   #13
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For seo purpose it is important to have a targeted keywords as a domain name it helps to rank the keywords top in the search engine

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Old 21st November 2016, 02:28 AM   #14
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It seems to me that the name of the domain name should be appropriate, but it is possible without the use of key words

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Old 24th November 2016, 03:57 AM   #15
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I don't think it matters today. Probably before it matters but now I doubt that it can have an effect to rank well in search engines.

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Old 28th December 2016, 01:44 AM   #16
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It depends how is your website in terms of quality, content if you have keyword in domain i think it is still helpful as long as you maintain the quality of site.

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Old 1st January 2017, 05:17 AM   #17
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I think keyword in domain is still helpful but we know there is also an EMD update already but if you build quality website with high quality content then still it is helpful to have keyword in domain.

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Old 2nd January 2017, 04:44 AM   #18
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how important is to have a keyword in a domain name?
Earlier this technique used to help to increase the website ranking, but now Google seems it like a kind of Black Hat technique so it's important to avoid having domain based on keyword.

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Old 13th January 2017, 06:19 AM   #19
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There was once a time when search engines were much more trusting of websites. Don’t get me wrong, search algorithms were still incredibly complex, but they used different logic to determine what a relevant site was for a given search.

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Old 14th March 2017, 07:36 AM   #20
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No I don't believe it is necessary to have keywords as your domain name. If your content and metatags are written well enough and if you build the websites authority search engines will know what your website is about.

But it is important to create well structured urls for internal pages. For example, an ecommerce site might have a page about Nike men's sportswear so then url might be domainname.com/mens/sportswear/nike - so then important keywords do appear in url.

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