homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.166.123.2
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / Google / Google SEO News and Discussion
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: Robert Charlton & aakk9999 & brotherhood of lan & goodroi

Google SEO News and Discussion Forum

    
WMT showing 301s as backlinks
roodle




msg:4245184
 2:25 pm on Dec 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

Hi,

I've recently moved 2 sections of a site to 2 respective separate subdomains. WMT is now showing the 301s I set up as backlinks into the main domain. The 2 subdomains are also showing themas backlinks.

I checked the 301s using Firebug and they are picked up perfectly as such. WMT even mentions something called an "intermediate link", which I have no idea where it got.

Anyone had any similar experiences of this? Should I be worried?

Thanks in advance

 

tedster




msg:4245280
 6:09 pm on Dec 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

I'd say there's nothing to worry about here. Reporting a 301 as a link seems to be standard operating procedure in recent times - others have been reporting it as well. Since you've tested the redirects and the http headers from the server are accurate, I'd say have no concern.

g1smd




msg:4245315
 7:24 pm on Dec 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

I have been purplexed by this for a while. I have a site showing a million links from the non-www to the www, when in fact there's only a redirect from non-www to www - and only a handful links from external sites still pointing at the non-www.

roodle




msg:4245331
 8:12 pm on Dec 22, 2010 (gmt 0)

I've had a canonical redirect set up on this same site for some time, from non-www to www, which hasn't caused any problems for WMT in the same way.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Google / Google SEO News and Discussion
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved