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[HELP] For every post I publish, a duplicate page is generated?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by aman111, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. aman111

    aman111 Regular Member

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    Hey guys,

    I don't know what is going on with my site.
    Whenever I publish a new post, a new page is automatically published with exactly the same content.

    Suppose I publish:

    Code:
    http://mysite.com/new-post/
    Then a duplicate page is generated:

    Code:
    http://mysite.com/page/1/
    And this duplicate page I can't find in my posts or pages where I can delete.

    Similarly for all other posts, I can see /page/2/ , /3/ and so on...

    Due to this, I've been losing my google rankings.
    When I search for "Site:mysite.com" in google, I can find all these duplicate pages indexed.

    Help me guys.
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2012
  2. SwedishChef

    SwedishChef Newbie

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    What kind of CMS are you using? Sounds like a very shitty setup!!

    Try to use the rel canonical tag, goes into <head> and tells search engines what page is the canonical or "go-to" URL version.

    Code:
    mysite.com/new-post/
    <link rel="canonical" href="mysite.com/new-post/"/>
    
    When the duplicate URL is generated the rel canoncail tag will be inserted telling search engines this is not the orginial version:
    Code:
    mysite.com/page/1/
    <link rel="canonical" href="mysite.com/new-post/"/>
    
     
  3. download

    download Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Some themes for WordPress do that, assuming you use WordPress. Switch to a different theme so you have more posts per blog page, or use the "Robots Meta" to prevent indexing of homepage subpages.