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phpbb site duplicates

Post by userkiller » Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:04 pm

Hey am having trouble with phpbb and google, when i saw so many diplicated meta it supprice, making it hard for my to site to be index and to make a site map with all this duplicated tittle.

here the picture


how come my site site map is so big when i have little topic and little post
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Requesting people that can develop softwares pm me.
example gaming trainers.
If you are a rpgmmo gamers pm me.

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Re: phpbb site duplicates

Post by ric323 » Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:32 pm

So where are the duplications?
I guess you need to click on the provided link to get it to list which files have them.
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Re: phpbb site duplicates

Post by userkiller » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:27 pm

i think my site douplicated when i loaded the back up because i see alot of .bak files

example
common.php
common.php.bak
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Re: phpbb site duplicates

Post by ric323 » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:38 pm

userkiller wrote:i think my site douplicated when i loaded the back up because i see alot of .bak files

example
common.php
common.php.bak
That is entirely irrelevant. Google doesn't care if you have those files there, it doesn't even see them.

I see what your problem is now. Google is complaining that every single page on your board is returning the same "Title" and "Meta" keywords.
This is a typical example, where someone has taken the normal phpBB output, which Google likes, and changed it to follow some screwy SEO suggestions, and made it WORSE.

You have put this into your overall_header.html

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<TITLE>GameHaxerz-The only site were you can get Vip hacks for any online Game free!</TITLE>
<META NAME="subject" CONTENT="Online Game Hacking Forum ">
<META NAME="Description" CONTENT="Online game hacking forum with many free hacks for Maplestory, gunz, combat arms, combat arms, warrock, rakion and more">
<META NAME="Classification" CONTENT="Online game hacking forum with many free hacks for Maplestory, gunz, combat arms, combat arms, warrock, rakion and more">
<META NAME="Keywords" CONTENT="maple story hacks, game forum, video games, warrock hacks, hack gunz, gunz forum, gunz cheats, warrock cheat, game trainer, maplestory accounts, combat arms, Flash Games trainer, flash games cheat, Ghost Online hack, Gunbound cheat, Mobster hack, Mobster bot">
<META NAME="Language" CONTENT="English">
<META NAME="Copyright" CONTENT="Jeffrey Batista">
<META NAME="Designer" CONTENT="Jeffrey">
<META NAME="distribution" CONTENT="Global">
<META NAME="Robots" CONTENT="INDEX,FOLLOW">
so every single page on your board returns exactly the same information.
This is NOT want Google wants. They want unique information on each page, which is what the default overall_header.html gives them.
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Re: phpbb site duplicates

Post by userkiller » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:55 pm

so why is my sitemap so big when i have 700 post and my site map is like 3k pages site map
Requesting people that can develop softwares pm me.
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Re: phpbb site duplicates

Post by stevemaury » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:55 pm

Closing under rule 4l. Board has info on conducting illegal activities.

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