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msg:3951557
 3:03 pm on Jul 13, 2009 (gmt 0)

My index at www.example.com is being seen on google's webmaster tools as having a duplicate title with a page called www.example.com/?stoppedTime=31

What is this page?

 

tsalmark




msg:3951995
 3:20 am on Jul 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

This page is your index page.
everything after a ? is CGI GET data for the page. if your index page was a script perl PHP etc it may act on the supplied data to adapt its output.
I expect that some where you have a link back to your site as: www.example.com/?stoppedTime=31 from there google indexed it. You might want to look at: [w3.org...]

CWebguy




msg:3957272
 12:44 pm on Jul 22, 2009 (gmt 0)

You can put any kind of parameter behind a question mark and get the same page since it will be ignored. Try a canonical url.

JS_Harris




msg:3961714
 12:45 pm on Jul 29, 2009 (gmt 0)

Some people do this for fun, I was stuck with example.com/?bouyaka=bouyaka for a while on a newer site. You can ask that the fictitious page be removed and it happens fairly quickly.

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