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Home Page not indexed with the "www"

     

eljacko

7:21 am on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I have a website which is fresh and new, it G has indexed all pages but the home page. i have noticed that without the www it is indexed but with it's nowhere.

Can anybody help?

I have never come across this problem and I have aslo checked the metatags and done checks using webmaster tools, all came back clean. The other strange thing is that I have redirected the domain without www to the www.domain.com.

How did google pick up and index the domain without the www?

FranticFish

2:49 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Google is doing the opposite of what you want. You haven't mentioned if you have or not, so if you haven't I'd check that your non-www to www redirect works with a http header checker. Sometimes it is the really obvious stuff.

eljacko

4:46 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I shall give this a try Frantic Fish

eljacko

5:04 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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I have checked and it's throwing a 302 redirect to the www

What next?

whitenight

5:14 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Needs to be a 301

eljacko

6:04 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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how do I change to a 301?

tedster

6:22 pm on Oct 12, 2009 (gmt 0)

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That depends on your server - Apache [webmasterworld.com] or IIS [webmasterworld.com]. For other servers, check the manual.

If you don't have admin access on your server, call tech support.

eljacko

11:48 am on Oct 13, 2009 (gmt 0)

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It's an IIS

eljacko

11:56 am on Oct 13, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Thanks, it's now a 301 redirect. How long before it's picked up?

tedster

3:33 pm on Oct 13, 2009 (gmt 0)

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That's something like asking "how long before it rains again in London". Might be in a day, might be a week - but it's not going to be all that long.
 

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