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Google Putting Tag Pages In The Search Results Instead of Actual Page??! Pls Help!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by prospect7, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. prospect7

    prospect7 Regular Member

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    I have a wordpress blog, lets say this is the page I'm trying to rank: www.mysite.com/blue-widget

    When I search for blue widget in google the results show www.mysite.com/tag/blue-widget

    For some reason this keeps happening to my wordpress sites.... I'm wondering if it's a problem with SEO all in 1 plugin?

    Both yahoo and bing list www.mysite.com/blue-widget but google is listing www.mysite.com/tag/blue-widget

    Has anyone had this problem before? I really need to fix this I'm sure it's lowering my conversions.
     
  2. SEO_Alchemy

    SEO_Alchemy Senior Member

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    You could set your tags to no index via any SEO Plug-in, All in One SEO has this capability, just untick the index Tags checkbox. I personally like having as many pages ranking in the serps as possible. Usually this problem fixes itself after a few weeks of SERP movement and reshuffling (its happened a few times to some of my newer blogs); tags ranked higher, but with a little time main page takes them over. If it doesn't sort itself out, then yea, just don't index them.
     
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  3. prospect7

    prospect7 Regular Member

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    awesome, thanks for taking the time to help! much appreciated bro
     
  4. teranu

    teranu Regular Member

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    I had an opposite question. How do i rank my tag pages higher? I know there is a trick to do that.
     
  5. aka sam

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    That's very common issue with Wordpress site. You should no index your tags/Archive/ category pages for better serp of your correct pages...!