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How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« on: February 07, 2013, 05:38:02 PM »
After creating my first sitemap I can see that it included quite a few duplicate URLs, is there a way to somehow exclude these or even manually remove them?

I know I can disable the cron and manually edit the files, but that would remove the ability to have new pages added automatically.


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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2013, 10:46:47 AM »
Hello,

what are examples of duplicate URLs being indexed?
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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2013, 07:17:07 PM »
I have a blog that shows duplicate content on URLs for categories, tags and archives.

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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2013, 09:38:21 PM »
Hello,

you might want to exclude certain URLs from sitemap if they are considered as duplicates.
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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2013, 09:42:24 PM »
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you might want to exclude certain URLs from sitemap if they are considered as duplicates.

Yes, but how?  :)

If I manually remove the entries they will be regenerated every time my cron runs. How can I prevent this?

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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2013, 03:40:00 PM »
You should specify them in "Exclude URLs" setting in sitemap generator configuration.
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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2013, 03:47:55 PM »
Do I add them into the same 'exclude urls' box that can be populated with exclusion presets?

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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2013, 02:43:27 PM »
Yes, correct.
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Re: How to exclude/remove duplicate URLs from sitemap?
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2013, 03:23:24 PM »
Perfect, thanks!

 

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