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  • BirdOPrey5
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    I don't think you need to worry about it. VB4 automatically puts the canonical URL in the header of the page. The canonical URL tells Google to always use the thread URL when viewing the page, not he post URL.

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  • webmastersun
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    You need to manage it manually
    it's best way at this time or you need to hire a freelancer to do that for you.

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  • donald1234
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    You will need to change to seo friendly url's to sort that issue but that would mean redirecting all the
    showthread.php? urls's already indexed to the new seo friendly url's

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  • sahareto
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    thanks for your advice,
    but from google webmaster center, they said under (HTML improvement)
    and its shown in (duplicate meta tag), (duplicate title), (duplicate meta description).. because both links have same content
    lets say its not SEO, but its improvement

    thats also happened in vbulletin archive, so I redirect 301 all archive links to actual thread and post , and disable archive


    is that what I'm doing is wrong ?

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  • Mark.B
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    Also, don't fall for "SEO scammers" and their "advice" on this subject.
    Just listen to what Google themselves say:
    http://searchengineland.com/googles-...-spammy-167459

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  • Wayne Luke
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    There is no way to do what you want in the system.

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  • [SEO] How to prevent duplicate content from post to thread ?

    hi all,
    I found that there is problem in my forum (duplicate content with 2 url or more)

    this link for post
    Code:
    http://www.gem-flash.com/vb/showthread.php?p=418867
    open as that thread
    Code:
    http://www.gem-flash.com/vb/showthread.php?t=53719
    google see that two links have the same content [poor SEO]

    is there anyway to move this link
    Code:
    http://www.gem-flash.com/vb/showthread.php?p=418867
    to
    Code:
    http://www.gem-flash.com/vb/showthread.php?t=53719&p=418867&viewfull=1#post418867
    which is refer to the exact post in that thread ?

    --
    sorry for live example, please mod remove domain name after know the problem
    Last edited by sahareto; Fri 20 Jun '14, 12:35pm.
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