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Yes, it is fine, assuming the text on each page is in a different language.

Sorry I did'nt explain correctly : both links lead to the same french page. I am afraid it is not good for Google to have differents URLs leading to identical content?

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Sorry I did'nt explain correctly : both links lead to the same french page. I am afraid it is not good for Google to have differents URLs leading to identical content?

The way around that is to add a canonical meta tag so the french page points to the main page. But it is not an issue in my experience. Google doesn't use the url for determining content so they should see the pages as the same. Before making any changes, I suggest you pick out a product or two and check their index positions to be sure there is a problem to deal with in the first place.

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The way around that is to add a canonical meta tag so the french page points to the main page. But it is not an issue in my experience. Google doesn't use the url for determining content so they should see the pages as the same. Before making any changes, I suggest you pick out a product or two and check their index positions to be sure there is a problem to deal with in the first place.

Thanks for your answer. I dont get "add a canonical meta tag so the french page points to the main page". What to do exactly?

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I am sure this is a simple answer but I'm just not seeing it. I am moving from one osc site to another.

So I'm trying:

Redirect permanent /martin-2012-exile-compound-bow-package-p-37142.html http://www.qualityarcherybows.com/martin-2012-exile-compound-package-p-21286.html

But I keep getting:

http://www.qualityarcherybows.com/martin-2012-exile-compound-package-p-21286.html?products_id=37142

 

The rewrite is:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^qualityarcherybows.com

RewriteRule (.*) http://www.qualityarcherybows.com/$1 [R=301,L]

RewriteRule ^(.*)-p-(.*).html$ product_info.php?products_id=$2&%{QUERY_STRING}

 

Thanks

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Thanks for your answer. I dont get "add a canonical meta tag so the french page points to the main page". What to do exactly?

You would have to install a contribution due to the dynamic nature of the pages. There are only two contributions that I am aware of that are for that. Header Tags SEO is one but it doesn't change the language url's, though it could with a few small changes. The other is a stand-alone contribution. I don't recall the name but it probably has canonical in it. I don't know how it treats languages though.

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Hopefully someone can help me. I installed this contr. about 2 years ago and always thought it was working fine.

I have been working hard, the last few months, on trying to improve my SEO across my website , i.e. www.nontando.com

The one thing I have noticed which is hurting my SEO is when I click on any categories it displays it as

http://www.nontando.com/index.php/masks-c-29

rather than

www.nontando/masks

which I would much prefer and much better for SEO purposes.

I have checked my SEO URL 5 config settings and it looks like this:

Enable SEO URLs 5? true icon_arrow_right.gif Enable the cache? true icon_info.gif Enable multi language support? false icon_info.gif Output W3C valid URLs? true icon_info.gif Select your chosen cache system? mysql icon_info.gif Set the number of days to store the cache. 7 icon_info.gif Choose the uri format standard icon_info.gif Choose how your product link text is made up p icon_info.gif Filter Short Words 3 icon_info.gif Add category parent to beginning of category uris? false icon_info.gif Remove all non-alphanumeric characters? false icon_info.gif Add cPath to product URLs? false icon_info.gif Enter special character conversions. (Better to use the file icon_info.gif Turn performance reporting on true/false. false icon_info.gif Turn variable reporting on true/false. false icon_info.gif Force www.mysite.com/ when www.mysite.com/index.php true icon_info.gif Reset USU5 Cache

 

 

So, I am not really sure where I have gone wrong - I may be going in the wrong direction but maybe, even if it not related to this contr. someone can guide me in the right direction.

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Hopefully someone can help me. I installed this contr. about 2 years ago and always thought it was working fine.

I have been working hard, the last few months, on trying to improve my SEO across my website , i.e. www.nontando.com

The one thing I have noticed which is hurting my SEO is when I click on any categories it displays it as

http://www.nontando.com/index.php/masks-c-29

rather than

www.nontando/masks

which I would much prefer and much better for SEO purposes.

I have checked my SEO URL 5 config settings and it looks like this:

You posted in the wrong support thread.

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Hi Jack,

 

I've noticed these errors related to the seo, any idea how to get rid of them?

 

Error: date() [<a href='function.date'>function.date</a>]: It is not safe to rely on the system's timezone settings. Please use the date.timezone setting, the TZ environment variable or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected 'America/Chicago' for 'CDT/-5.0/DST' instead
File: includes/classes/seo.class.php

Edited by mr_absinthe

Absinthe Original Liquor Store

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Hi Jack,<br />

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I've noticed these errors related to the seo, any idea how to get rid of them?<br />

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That's due to a change in php. Your host must have updated. You can add this to your php.ini file Edited by Jack_mcs

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I'm already using the latest (your) version and these are the lines that are showing the error:

 

Line: 2439

if ( $cache['cache_expires'] > @[member='date']("Y-m-d H:i:s") ) {

 

Line: 2516

$this->DB->Query("DELETE FROM cache WHERE cache_expires <= '" . @[member='date']("Y-m-d H:i:s") . "'" );

 

Line: 2567

$is_expired = ( $check['cache_expires'] <= @[member='date']("Y-m-d H:i:s") ? true : false );

 

The code wrap is changing the line, it should read $is_expired = ( $check['cache_expires'] <= @@date("Y-m-d H:i:s") ? true : false ); etc, no idea why it is inserting member.

Edited by mr_absinthe

Absinthe Original Liquor Store

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I'm already using the latest (your) version and these are the lines that are showing the error:

 

The code wrap is changing the line, it should read $is_expired = ( $check['cache_expires'] <= @@date("Y-m-d H:i:s") ? true : false ); etc, no idea why it is inserting member.

Hmm, that's strange. It shouldn't be displaying an error that I can see, unless you have error reporting set to strict (maybe) in includes/application_top.php.. The other change I mentioned should stop it though.

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I've created php.ini with date.timezone = 'America/Chicago', uploaded to the root and the error is still there I'm afraid.


Absinthe Original Liquor Store

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I've created php.ini with date.timezone = 'America/Chicago', uploaded to the root and the error is still there I'm afraid.

Then I've no idea what it could be.

 

If you leave the date command in, you should change it to the correct one. That won't fix this problem though.

Edited by Jack_mcs

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Is it possible to redirect /catalog to say /store with this contribution installed? I have tried doing so by adding the usual folder rewrite rule to the root .htacess but it ends up going in loops, i.e. the browser shows the following message: "the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete". Does it mean that two redirects (one in root and one a level down) is not allowed by Apache?

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Is it possible to redirect /catalog to say /store with this contribution installed? I have tried doing so by adding the usual folder rewrite rule to the root .htacess but it ends up going in loops, i.e. the browser shows the following message: "the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete". Does it mean that two redirects (one in root and one a level down) is not allowed by Apache?

That's not something handled by this contribution. You would need to add the redirect before the code for the rewrite and then use the new location for the rewrite. I haven't tried this but it should work.

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You would need to add the redirect before the code for the rewrite and then use the new location for the rewrite.

This is exactly what I have tried but it goes in loops. Puzzling...

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I'm getting some strange url's being crawled by google bot. It's shows duplicate pages within my site. I'm not sure how they picked them up but this is what they look like:

 

SEO Orginal: http://www.sincerewedding.com/groomsmen-gifts-c-27.html

Bad URL: http://www.sincerewedding.com/groomsmen-gifts-c-21_58_24_32_29_126_132_27.html

 

SEO Orginal: http://www.sincerewedding.com/bridal-jewelry-c-21.html

Bad URL: http://www.sincerewedding.com//bridal-jewelry-c-28_133_24_32_29_76_21_60_25_66_21.html

 

 

This isn't the only urls that have issues within the site. I did test on another store of mine and they all do have this same bug in the code. I'm still running PHP 4 so I can't update to SEO URL5.

 

I would like if all the bad urls could 404 out and only allow the urls from the categories on the homepage.

 

Any thoughts or help appreciated. If you need more examples let me know.

 

Thanks

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I'm getting some strange url's being crawled by google bot. It's shows duplicate pages within my site. I'm not sure how they picked them up but this is what they look like:

 

SEO Orginal: http://www.sincerewedding.com/groomsmen-gifts-c-27.html

Bad URL: http://www.sincerewedding.com/groomsmen-gifts-c-21_58_24_32_29_126_132_27.html

 

SEO Orginal: http://www.sincerewedding.com/bridal-jewelry-c-21.html

Bad URL: http://www.sincerewedding.com//bridal-jewelry-c-28_133_24_32_29_76_21_60_25_66_21.html

 

 

This isn't the only urls that have issues within the site. I did test on another store of mine and they all do have this same bug in the code. I'm still running PHP 4 so I can't update to SEO URL5.

 

I would like if all the bad urls could 404 out and only allow the urls from the categories on the homepage.

 

Any thoughts or help appreciated. If you need more examples let me know.

 

Thanks

The url's aren't bad, necessairly. Google is just finding a different path to that category. Without seeing the code in your shop though I can't think of anything to suggest.

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hello support,

i have Ultimate_SEO_v2.3d_11 installed on osc 2.3.

 

it is configured as such: Add cPath to product URLs?----- false

Add category parent to product URLs? ----false

Add category parent to begining of URLs?------ false

 

my category urls look like this : http://mysite.com/my-product-category-c-22.html

i would like to remove the cpath.

I am linking these in Google Ad words and it will look funny with the cpath .

 

 

and my prducts look like this:

 

http://mysite.com/myproduct-p-80.html

 

is there a way to get rid of the p-#

 

 

 

 

thanks,

 

craig

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hello support,

i have Ultimate_SEO_v2.3d_11 installed on osc 2.3.

 

it is configured as such: Add cPath to product URLs?----- false

Add category parent to product URLs? ----false

Add category parent to begining of URLs?------ false

 

my category urls look like this : http://mysite.com/my-product-category-c-22.html

i would like to remove the cpath.

I am linking these in Google Ad words and it will look funny with the cpath .

 

 

and my prducts look like this:

 

http://mysite.com/myproduct-p-80.html

 

is there a way to get rid of the p-#

Those are required for this contribution. I think the SEO 5 contribution will allow that.

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The url's aren't bad, necessairly. Google is just finding a different path to that category. Without seeing the code in your shop though I can't think of anything to suggest.

 

 

Those aren't correct paths.. The correct paths are from the home page categories. Those are some bizarre extended paths that shouldn't be allowed by osc or ultimate urls and should show a 404 not found message..

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hello jack,

 

Those are required for this contribution. I think the SEO 5 contribution will allow that.

 

would you recommend this or are you just saying --you can use this?

 

craig

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would you recommend this or are you just saying --you can use this?

 

craig

I recommend this contribution, Ultimate SEO V2.2d. If it is important to you to not have the control chaacters, like -c-, in the url, then you will have to use a different contribution. Having those, or not having those, in the url makes no difference at all with regards to SEO. The decision is strictly one based on appearance.

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Jack, could you please post here if you get around to trying the double redirect I have asked about before? I'm still out of luck. Many thanks in advance.

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Jack, could you please post here if you get around to trying the double redirect I have asked about before? I'm still out of luck. Many thanks in advance.

As mentioned, it is not part of this contribution so it isn't something that would be addressed here. You could try posting in the general forum.

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