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Two Currencies - Potential Dup Content?

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Msg#: 4596 posted 5:33 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

Our current product listing pages currently look like this:


There is currency converter which introduces a third parameter to these links:


I haven't seen it yet but could this be a potential issue with spiders indexing multiple versions of these pages? What would be a good workaround, or would a nofollow on those links prevent it?

[edited by: lorax at 7:51 pm (utc) on Dec. 8, 2005]
[edit reason] delinked [/edit]



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Msg#: 4596 posted 6:40 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

You can also try to use a seperate directory (ie /uk/) and just block the spiders in robots.txt.


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Msg#: 4596 posted 9:55 pm on Dec 8, 2005 (gmt 0)

Drop the currency preferences into a cookie or session variable. Don't pass them through the URL string.

Dupe content big time with no good reason to do so other than being lazy.

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