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weird search result (causing "omitted results")

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by criticalmess, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. criticalmess

    criticalmess Regular Member

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    ok, let me rephrase this problem, somehow I got this weird URL related to my website, how can I exclude it from Google? Should I use 301 redirect?

    Thanks again...
     
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    Don't understand what you mean. Are you saying you are doing site:yoursite.com and getting a different site than yours?
     
  4. criticalmess

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    I searched site:yoursite.com and got a single omitted result that looks like this:

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    http://www.domain.com/?option=com_content&view=article&id=12:why-does-joomla-15-use-utf-8-encoding&catid=31:general&Itemid=46&fontstyle=f-smaller
    I never used this type of link anywhere on site...

    Maybe it's a link from another site, but then it would be a nice method to stick "omitted results" on other sites...
     
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    Do you want to PM me it and I can take a look?
     
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    Issue resolved, added a redirect 301 from this particular string in htaccess, well see when it goes away...
     
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    Update:

    In order to remove all sorts of omitted results, I did the following:

    1. join google webmaster tools (temporarily)
    2. in settings -> crawl rate, I changed it to the fastest possible
    3. there is a simple interface in order to remove URLs from cache & index (worked like a charm within 4-5 hours)
    4. 301 redirect (to homepage) if ANY querystring is used on homepage

    This morning, only one omitted result remains, will update tomorrow.

    critical
     
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    I'd be more worried why it's happening than just fixing it.