Wrong Urls in Google SERP

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Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by TheAnt » Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:39 pm

Hello
in Google results the are a lot of wrong pages of my site (www.novaluna.com).
They have url like this:
https://www.novalunaitalia.com/it/12-prodotti/68-roy

but the correct one is
https://www.novalunaitalia.com/it/prodo ... e-best/roy

because the category hierarchy is
-products (category)
--collezione best (sub-category)
---roy (article)

and the menu has exactly the same structure.

Of course in submitted Sitemap there are only the correct urls (https://www.novalunaitalia.com/it/compo ... format=xml)

in Google results the are a lot of wrong pages like this too:
https://www.novalunaitalia.com/it/products/66-queen
where the Url is a mix of Italian (default language) and english...

I'm using Falang for translation categories, contents and menu and all seems clean and correct on that side.

I tried to set redirect for some of these wrong pages using the core Redirects components, but they are really many (hundreds) to do manually.

I don't understand where Google gets them and why I can't remove them from Search Console neither. I get this message:
URL not in property
Request a URL in the currently selected property or jump to another property

Do you have any idea about the cause might be?
Thanks

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:20 pm

Mod. Note: Relocated to the SEO forum.

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by Per Yngve Berg » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:22 pm

Have you switched to moderne routing and set Remove ID from URL?

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by TheAnt » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:32 pm

Per Yngve Berg wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:22 pm
Have you switched to moderne routing and set Remove ID from URL?
No, it is on Legacy because the free Falang doesn't support the modern one.

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by roshanwebexpert » Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:33 am

I think by using a Joomla SEF URL extension and they will redirect the mistaken links to the correct ones. Also, you can request in Google search console to fix the URLs which already have been indexed.

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by TheAnt » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:41 am

roshanwebexpert wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:33 am
I think by using a Joomla SEF URL extension and they will redirect the mistaken links to the correct ones. Also, you can request in Google search console to fix the URLs which already have been indexed.
Hi, which extension do you suggest?

I can't remove them, in Google Search Console I get:
URL not in property
Request a URL in the currently selected property or jump to another property

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by roshanwebexpert » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:08 am

Did you try this "extensions.joomla.org/extension/site-management/sef/joomsef/"

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by TheAnt » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:25 am

roshanwebexpert wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:08 am
Did you try this "extensions.joomla.org/extension/site-management/sef/joomsef/"
Thanks. I will test it better. I just tried and it seems there are a few problems with Falang/Sef management.

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Re: Wrong Urls in Google SERP

Post by TheAnt » Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:57 am

Using Custom Canonical Url Plugin, I added the correct canonical url to the page (and it is visible in the source), but Google steel show the wrong url: https://www.novalunaitalia.com/it/products/73-sound


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