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Need Help with "Index Coverage" Redirect issue!

Need help, ranking dropping massivley

     
8:45 am on Jun 13, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hi All,

On around the 30th of May, I made a few changes to my site. I updated Yoast SEO and all of a sudden my rankings began dropping like flies. I am aware of the media redirect issue on yoast, so I have rolled back my website to before the update happened.

Now I am seeing in search console, increasing "Index Coverage" Redirect issues. Mainly on URLS like this:

https://www.***.co.uk/category/.***/feed/6/3/18
https://www..***.co.uk/***/feed/6/3/18
https://www..***.co.uk/category/.***/feed/6/3/18
https://www..***.co.uk/tag/.***/feed/6/2/18
https://www..***.co.uk/.***/feed/5/31/18

They seem to be /tag/ and /category/ but with /feed/ on the end.

This coincides with the drop in rankings on that date.

Does anyone know a fix for this?

[edited by: engine at 10:33 am (utc) on Jun 13, 2018]
[edit reason] delinked to see url [/edit]

8:47 am on June 13, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Hello jph888 and welcome to WebmasterWorld [webmasterworld.com]

If you haven't already done so, there's a NEW critical update needed for Yoast: [webmasterworld.com...]

Yoast was causing abnormalities in ranking for months prior to the fix.