[wp-hackers] Duplicate Content Issue - URLs work with dots and colons in it

Baki Goxhaj banago at gmail.com
Thu Aug 29 09:51:38 UTC 2013

Hi guys,

URLs with a dot, a colon, or many, still works and Google treats it as
duplicate content. Here is an example:

With a dot: http://ma.tt/2010/11/one-point-oh./
With a column: http://ma.tt/2010/11/one-point-oh:/
With many dots:

All of these URLs work and if mistakenly on the site, they will be
considered duplicate content by Google.

Is this a bug? If not, why is this happening?

PS: I wrote about this in the support forums, but the post seems filled
with typos, thus it might be a reason I had no replies there:

Baki Goxhaj

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