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  • Bobi 170 posts 457 karma points
    1 week ago
    Bobi
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    Redirects (Changing page titles) and SEO question

    Hi all,

    What are some steps that you take when changing the name of a content page (web page) to avoid google from seeing duplicate pages and negatively impacting your page rankings, as well as your overall website ranking?

    I.e. 1) Is it necessary to set up server side 301 redirects or is it sufficient to rely on umbraco's redirect function which is automatically implemented when you would make a name change to a page? 2) then re-crawl your site? 3) etc.

    Thanks all :)

  • Alex Skrypnyk 2975 posts 8247 karma points
    6 days ago
    Alex Skrypnyk
    0

    Hi Bobi

    Umbraco provides really cool redirect feature when you rename the node.

    I think it's enough for Google, it will not crawl again and again after indexing redirects. When crawler found 301 redirect - he removes old URL from the index, so you don't have to do something special.

    The only thing that can be a problem - are you using static XML sitemap, be sure that there are no old pages? If it's dynamic - not a problem.

    Thanks,

    Alex

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