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# 171404 16-Apr-2015 20:28
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Check out this search, which finds my own thread. The same result comes up for www.geekzone and m.geekzone, when I go to m. it redirects me to www. Maybe robots should disallow searching of the m. subdomain given it's a duplicate and will redirect anyway?

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  # 1285840 16-Apr-2015 20:48
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Your link doesn't work, but if I type "need to defragment refs" into the search box then I get three results from www and nothing from m (Safari 8.0.5).

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  # 1285843 16-Apr-2015 20:52
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Link formatting not worky

 
 
 
 


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  # 1285844 16-Apr-2015 20:53
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I see those results. Searching on google.co.nz


ETA: Try this link.




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  # 1285846 16-Apr-2015 21:00
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Sorry about bad link. On phone now so difficult to post, guess link above will be it.



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  # 1285958 17-Apr-2015 07:29
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Link fixed, thanks for pointing it out guys.

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  # 1286262 17-Apr-2015 13:25
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I'm guessing the mobile site ranks higher for some searches but not others. On the positive side robot exclusion will not affect ad revenue for this, but some monitoring will be required to understand any effect on overall traffic. Maybe it will boost the desktop results anyway removing it.

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  # 1291028 24-Apr-2015 18:20
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Google will serve the right url to the right client if:
1: The desktop/full html has a meta tag that sets rel="alternate" pointing at the mobile url for each page
2: The mobile html has meta tag that sets rel="canonical" that points to the desktop/full version for each page

https://developers.google.com/webmasters/mobile-sites/mobile-seo/configurations/separate-urls

Alternatively you can specify the alternatives in the sitemap xml instead, works quite well too.

The nuclear option is to get rid of the separate urls and re-do the site with responsive/adaptive design/html.

Someone page Maurico ;)


 
 
 
 


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  # 1291067 24-Apr-2015 19:31
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It is indexed twice and Google will serve the right one, if you are using the right client/user agent strings. Fudge with those things and you won't get the correct one.

Also, anyone noticed we are using a new Google widget below the Quick Reply box, replacing the previous Related Links from Outbrain? Comments?






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  # 1291105 24-Apr-2015 20:45
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It may be a different case. My lollipop chrome gets geekzone desktop.

Even if I request desktop site google search I still get the mobile link in the search results*

Imho robot exclude the mobile site and get more ad impressions and happy users at the same time. Oh wait bad idea google just released new seo rules that will kill you without a mobile site ; )

*obviously a difficult case for google engine to resolve without psychic powers

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  # 1294519 30-Apr-2015 19:45
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gzt: It may be a different case. My lollipop chrome gets geekzone desktop.

Even if I request desktop site google search I still get the mobile link in the search results*

Imho robot exclude the mobile site and get more ad impressions and happy users at the same time. Oh wait bad idea google just released new seo rules that will kill you without a mobile site ; )

*obviously a difficult case for google engine to resolve without psychic powers


It's not that difficult to resolve, you use the meta tags I linked above.

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  # 1294565 30-Apr-2015 21:08
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It may be a bit more complex. Iirc geekzone mobile or desktop is a cookie preference?

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