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Pages with duplicate meta descriptions question - both index.php and / are indexed

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  1. mally United Kingdom

    mally Well-Known Member

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    For example both of the following are showing in google

    example.com

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    example.com/index.php

    Any idea how to sort this issue? thanks
     
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  3. Murray United Kingdom

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    Change the internal links if you can if any are pointing to the /index.html etc
     
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    Cheers Murray, ref my index.php file, do I need to add a 301 at the top, or via htaccess? cheers Mally
     
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    Alternative is to canonical index to /
     
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    sorted with

    RewriteRule (.*)index.php /$1 [L,R=301,QSA]

    thanks all
     
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