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Duplicate content with 1&1 account name
web2008

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 9:08 pm on Nov 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

Hi,
We have found out that we have duplicate site content on google. Same contain appears on google search results from site domain name and our account name with 1&1.

For example:

www.domainname******.com/info/about-us.htm
www.accountnumber******.onlinehome.us/info/about-us.htm

Why is this happening?
How to remove duplicate pages?

 

aakk9999

WebmasterWorld Administrator 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 11:45 pm on Nov 19, 2013 (gmt 0)

They most likely both point to the same webspace on your server.

Have you got non-www redirection in your .htaccess? If you do, and change the condition to test for the host name to be "if not www.example.com" then the rewrite rule should redirect anything that is not your domain name (including www) to the correct canonical host.

Have a look at the jdMorgan post in this thread in Apache forum [webmasterworld.com...]

web2008

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 8:43 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

Yes, we recently added redirect no-www to www. What we need to change in this code?

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^(?!www\.)(.+) [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*) [%1...] [R=301,NE,L]

web2008

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 8:49 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

And you're right. Host name and domain name are pointing to the same webspace on server. Is this by default?

aakk9999

WebmasterWorld Administrator 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 10:44 am on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

I would implement the code as suggested in the post of jdMorgan in the thread I linked to.

Host name and domain name are pointing to the same webspace on server. Is this by default?

This is something your web hoster has probably done.

piatkow

WebmasterWorld Senior Member piatkow us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4624608 posted 1:38 pm on Nov 20, 2013 (gmt 0)

Not the "correct" way to do it but G seems to resolve itself to the domain name if a base tag is used in the header.

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