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I tend to use hyphens and lower-case letters. From Google: "Consider using punctuation in your URLs. The URL http://www.example.com/green-dress.html is much more useful to us than http://www.example.com/greendress.html. We recommend that you use hyphens (-) instead of underscores (_) in your URLs." Google source: ...


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readability – Visual separation of separate items in the reader’s mental model is a good thing. In Western names, spaces have been used for that traditionally and the best approximation (while %20 is displayed verbatim) is the underscore _ that MediaWiki is using. Hyphens couple two items in a specific order, they are used in given names and in family names ...


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URLS in general are case sensitive so you could go and use both. But Users don't tend to write urls capitalized and as far as I've seen most urls use dashes it's also simpler this way to see what words are inside the url. Also note that your example displays a username, it's better to reflect the actual username and you won't be adding hyphens to a ...



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