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Google Webmaster shows all my products have duplicate meta tags
Been a week or 2 now. Went to have a look and now Google shows all my products as duplicate:

For example if I had:

/products/my-new-product.html

I have changed it to:

/my-new-product.html

BC automatically added a DYNAMIC 301 Redirect. Google now shows 2 entries for every product says they have duplicate meta tags:

/products/my-new-product.html
/my-new-product.html

BC Staff or anyone else who had this problem please advise.

Thank you.
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(07-28-2011 05:14 AM)David Joness Wrote:  Been a week or 2 now. Went to have a look and now Google shows all my products as duplicate:

For example if I had:

/products/my-new-product.html

I have changed it to:

/my-new-product.html

BC automatically added a DYNAMIC 301 Redirect. Google now shows 2 entries for every product says they have duplicate meta tags:

/products/my-new-product.html
/my-new-product.html

BC Staff or anyone else who had this problem please advise.

Thank you.

I had this problem once before. I think if you don't insert a meta title in the product page, BigCommerce defaults to the meta title of your home page.

I'm not 100% sure about this, but I know that's what happened with my "brands" pages.

Before I had Miniature Swords and King Swords set with the same meta description, same title, and keywords from my home page.

Hope this helps!
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Thank you Jeremiah.
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(07-28-2011 05:14 AM)David Joness Wrote:  /products/my-new-product.html
/my-new-product.html

If you have changed your URL with 7.1 upgrade, webmaster tools will likely report both for a few weeks. This will show as duplicates.

Please be aware that there is an error with the
"Customers Who Viewed This Product Also Viewed" panel.

It will show the URL as NOT SEO friendly:
http://www.canadaonly.ca/products.php?pr...rmula-730g

When it should be SEO friendly:

http://www.canadaonly.ca/products/My-Org...-730g.html

This will result in all of us getting a huge number of duplicate pages in google webmaster tools as well.

Jason
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(07-30-2011 04:22 AM)Annette Bolduc Wrote:  
(07-28-2011 05:14 AM)David Joness Wrote:  /products/my-new-product.html
/my-new-product.html

If you have changed your URL with 7.1 upgrade, webmaster tools will likely report both for a few weeks. This will show as duplicates.

Please be aware that there is an error with the
"Customers Who Viewed This Product Also Viewed" panel.

It will show the URL as NOT SEO friendly:
http://www.canadaonly.ca/products.php?pr...rmula-730g

When it should be SEO friendly:

http://www.canadaonly.ca/products/My-Org...-730g.html

This will result in all of us getting a huge number of duplicate pages in google webmaster tools as well.

Jason

Didn't think of that, good point though!
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