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One year on Yahoo still hasn't finished 301 changes

     
6:20 pm on May 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

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site:example.com returns 350+ pages of content in Yahoo. I only have 68 and have had for over a year now. All the old pages were 301'd at the time and the cache for each old URL is the new information ... which Yahoo also has listed as a separated page under it's real URL ... how long does it usually take for Yahoo to remove links?
1:55 pm on May 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I just did some 301's and yahoo msn and google all did it pretty quick. A month and the 301's were changed over to the new url's

I assume you verified the header as a 301?

From the number of url's there is more than the 301 issue here as 68+68=136 this is still 3 times the number of pages you say you have.

I suspect a rewrite rule problem as well to get this many url's from just 68 pages.

Have you 301'd the non www to the www as well kinda thinking here as there is something else here causing this and I don't think it is just the 301.

2:00 pm on May 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Some pages just never get updated in Yahoo, regardless of how long the redirect has been in place. By way of example, see site:webmasterworld.com -site:www.webmasterworld.com [uk.search.yahoo.com].

The snippet of the first result shows that it was a recent cache, yet Yahoo still lists and links to the non-www host.

3:14 pm on May 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Some pages just never get updated in Yahoo

Why on earth does Microsoft want to buy their search "technology"?