Phone Number Formats Don’t Affect Google Ranking

Google Google Update News Debarati Nath July 13, 2018
Phone Number Formats Don’t Affect Google Ranking


While surfing the internet, you can experience that many websites post their phone number in different formats. Somewhere you will find –


=> 569-343-4343

=> (569)343-4343

=> 569.343.4343

=> 569_343_4343

=> 569343434343


An SEO consultant asked the question to John Muller of Google. He answered that Google can figure out the difference easily. He said that one mandatory format would be futile. You can understand that Google can differentiate the format and figure out the digits easily.


In Twitter, John said; “I imagine it’s futile for any directory to require phone numbers with specific separators.”



Debarati Nath is a content crafter with more than 8 years of experience. A blogger by day and an ardent reader by night; she loves the world of letters. It’s her passion to help the people to keep the online digital marketing flow by writing blogs for SEO Solutions Experts.

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