We often talk about the word Slug in SEO. What is this really? Why should we optimize it? This post is all about Slug.

What’s a slug?

It is the part of a URL which describes a page on a website in an easy to read way. So we can say it’s the right part of the URL, which explains the post content. In this post, that part of the URL is ‘slug.’

WordPress slugs

It is the part of your URL which can be edit when writing a new post

optimize slug

If you have given more variables to your URL, There is an additional value at the end of that URL. In this scenario, that extra variable is used so slugs can be the same without the URL being the same.

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What does a slug mean for SEO