[nycphp-talk] Google Rank Amateur

Michael B Allen ioplex at
Mon Jul 11 14:31:54 EDT 2011

On Sun, Jul 10, 2011 at 10:47 PM, Rob Marscher
<rmarscher at> wrote:
> On Jul 10, 2011, at 9:14 PM, Michael B Allen wrote:
>> Meaning Google was indexing the same exact page
>> through two slightly different URLs.
>> I now generate the pages separately with one containing <meta
>> name="robots" content="noindex"/> (which unfortunately has to be
>> index.html because the other page has good external links) so
>> hopefully that will clear up any penalty for duplicate content.
> Take a look at <link rel="canonical" href="put the primary url for the content here" /> and put that in all of your pages with the same content.

Hi Rob and James,

This is very informative. I have replaced the meta tag with <link
rel="canonical" href="/primary.html"/>. Hopefully that will clear
things up.


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