[wp-hackers] Duplicate Content Issue - URLs work with dots and colons in it
abdussamad at abdussamad.com
Thu Aug 29 11:03:41 UTC 2013
Yep but only on single posts. What about categories?
I supposed we would have to install one of those SEO plugins.
On 08/29/2013 02:58 PM, Shea Bunge wrote:
> If you look at the source of that page, you will see that there is a <link rel="canonical"> pointing to the original post URL. This tells Google that the original URL is preferred, no matter what URL the page is accessed from.
>> Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:51:38 +0200
>> From: banago at gmail.com
>> To: wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com
>> Subject: [wp-hackers] Duplicate Content Issue - URLs work with dots and colons in it
>> 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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