Duplicate content showing in my webmasters tools

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paulbkk
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Duplicate content showing in my webmasters tools

Post by paulbkk » Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:56 pm

Hi,

I'm having a problem with duplicate content. I think it has something to do with my featured articles. I only have one featured article on the home page of my website. The problem shows as below. I think I need to change the settings somewhere. As when I click on each link, they show as a featured article on my home page!!! Anyone can help?

Thanks

Paul

HTML Improvements
Duplicate meta descriptions

Pages with duplicate meta descriptions
/co​mpo​nen​t/c​ont​ent​/
/co​mpo​nen​t/c​ont​ent​/?v​iew​=fe​atu​red

/79​-re​sou​rce​s
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?l​imi​tst​art​=0
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=1​2
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=1​6
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=2​0
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=2​4
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=4
/79​-re​sou​rce​s?s​tar​t=8
/80​-ga​mes
/80​-ga​mes​?st​art​=12
/80​-ga​mes​?st​art​=16
/80​-ga​mes​?st​art​=20
/80​-ga​mes​?st​art​=4
/80​-ga​mes​?st​art​=8
/81​-id​eas
/81​-id​eas​?st​art​=12
/81​-id​eas​?st​art​=16
/81​-id​eas​?st​art​=20
/81​-id​eas​?st​art​=4
/81​-id​eas​?st​art​=8
/9-​unc​ate​gor​ise​d/1​50-​wel​com​e-t​o-t​eac​h-t​his​-co​m
/9-​unc​ate​gor​ise​d

 
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Re: Duplicate content showing in my webmasters tools

Post by David_Thomas » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:29 am

Better way make these url's no follow in robots.txt.

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Re: Duplicate content showing in my webmasters tools

Post by seowebanalyst » Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:12 pm

I don't know precisely what happened, but the duplicate content I had was of this following
1. I had url issues with my index.php, my IP, and the variance of url types that were pointing to my site, eg www. or without www. and /index.php without the /index.php
all this was corrected from domain redirect and setting up .htaccess to call it correctly.
2. My duplicate content was also of similar page meta tags, I have two home pages, one is .php and the other is .html (the thing I did was just to edit the meta tags and place the no index no follow on the one that is irrelevant and restrict the indexing via robot.txt file)
I hope this helps.

 

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