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Help: Google Snippet Being Hijacked

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by didiano, Jul 26, 2015.

  1. didiano

    didiano Registered Member

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    So my wordpress website for one of my offline businesses isn't showing up on google anymore for a keyword that it was showing up on the first page for ages. But when I type in the domain on google I get it on the first result https://www.google.ca/webhp?sourcei...&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=torontoaluminumrailings.ca However, the snippet info (Title and Description) is not at all what I have set on my wordpress. I am not using any SEO related plugins either. As you can see below the first result, my sub-pages show up fine but my homepage is all messed up. My info should show as follows:

    Title: Toronto Aluminum Railings
    Description: Providing Toronto and the GTA with quality aluminum railings installation services

    Instead it shows (as show in the link above):

    Title: PassTody - Pass IT Certification Exams, Get IT Certifications ...

    Description: PassTody latest real test questions and answers for all IT certifications.

    What do I do? What could be causing this? Is my site compromised somehow?
     
  2. sully1975

    sully1975 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I see what you mean. Don't know, any security plugins you missing?
     
  3. J-S-T

    J-S-T Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    That is strange but one must not giveaway that much details in public mate.

    What changes you recently made to your site ?
     
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  4. BlacKOcean

    BlacKOcean Newbie

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    It seems that your website is hacked. I checked your site with googlebot user agent and it's redirecting me to another site called http://www.passtody.com (Their title & description is what you see in your serp).
    So there must be some sort of cloaking that's been inserted to your coding so googlebot sees a different site and normal visitors see your site. You should check your .htaccess file and other script files which are modified recently.

    Sorry for my english.
     
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