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Does this type of site's version matter?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by randofishk, Aug 1, 2017.

  1. randofishk

    randofishk Registered Member

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    Having a slash "/" at the bottom and not having it?

    When I search on ahrefs, both of the versions have the same numbers of backlinks.
     
  2. randofishk

    randofishk Registered Member

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  3. MatthewGraham

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    The question is about if you used ahrefs to check backlinks on, for example, these two links?
    The results should in theory be the same for those pages. But there are some situations where URLs that take you to the same place give you different results in backlink-checking tools. For example, on a lot of websites, URLs like:
    Might all 301 to:
    Which could cause Ahrefs to give you different reports even though they all end up at the same place when an actual user visits them.

    Of if you look up someurljkljkljkl.com it might be giving you a report for the whole domain, whereas someurljkljkljkl.com/index.php might just give you the report for the homepage.

    Anyway, those seem like plausible reasons. It's hard to tell without knowing all the details. Hopefully this answers your question!
     
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    As @MatthewGraham has said, the easiest way to check is using both http + https which I believe is the recommended settings in Ahrefs.
     
  5. makerspender

    makerspender Newbie

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    Every URL is unique in some sense yes. This also goes when checking for bad links, just because the www version of the domain is OK, doesn't mean there aren't any spammy links pointing to other versions.
     
  6. randofishk

    randofishk Registered Member

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    Actually my concern it's not about the https version guys.

    The problem is only this.

    When I check my site without the "/" on majestic it shows tf of 17, while with "/" only tf of 10.

    Most of the links to my site are without "/" so that's why I am leaving that version on google.

    Is there a big difference between with "/" and without "/".
     
  7. randofishk

    randofishk Registered Member

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    Also the site's version on WBT is /.

    When I tried to add without /, it automatically added.