same page shown with a seo friendly url & non seo url.

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valinax
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same page shown with a seo friendly url & non seo url.

Post by valinax » Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:41 pm

Hi all,

I'm working on a website and sometime I've seen the same page being shown with a seo friendly url and non seo url.

EG;
https://schoolsshow.co.uk/talks/parents ... ents-forum

https://schoolsshow.co.uk/talks/parents ... dedItems=0

OR

https://schoolsshow.co.uk/shows

https://schoolsshow.co.uk/shows?resetSearch=1

Can anyone tell me how to fix this?

Thanks
Last edited by mandville on Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:04 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: same page shown with a seo friendly url & non seo url.

Post by embedNZ » Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:11 am

This is probably happening because you have a form with a reset button that calls that URL. If it's a custom form you could use POST rather than GET, or when clearing a form redirect directly to the main page.

If it is a big concern, another option would be to set a Canonical URL on the search results page.


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