SEO Myth: Google Can Parse Keywords from ALL Domains

SEO Myth: Google Can Parse Keywords from ALL Domains

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Google Can NOT Parse Keywords from ALL Domains.

The domain “therapistinabox.com” for example.

Will Google parse the domain as

“Therapist in a Box” or “The Rapist in a Box”?

Answer: Neither, it’s parsed as “therapistinabox”.

And why do they have to only be relatively long ‘real’ words, why not for therapistinabox.com “the rap ist in ab ox” or did the owner want the SERPs “th er apist ina box”?

Yes in theory Google could try to determine what the domain might be about from the domain name, but imagine the computational power wasted on trying to figure out all possible permutations of a domain name.

Google uses the simplest way to determine what a domain might be about, it’s either a single word (do a Google search for therapistinabox) or it’s multiple words separated by hyphens.

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