When we talk about WordPress, first thing which comes in our mind is SEO friendly and it is very true when we compare wordpress with blogspot. But if you install wordpress and think now you have a big SEO giant with you, you are wrong. There are so many things which you need to learn, understand and implement to make your blog search engine friendly.
When it comes to SEO of a blog, major issue is post duplication, Post duplication is nothing but when same post in being indexed in Google with 2-3 Different URL’s.
There are many reasons for post duplication issue like , You keeping your category /tag/feeds as do-index and bingo!(Sarcasm) . Now you have same posts in Google search engine with two different URL.
What’s problem with Post duplication?
One of the major issue is Google will find it hard for which page , he needs to rank you. If same page is indexed with 2-3 different URL’s . You might not rank for Direct URL but can be ranking for indirect URL. This will be a big problem for you and your blog page rank.
There are many ways to avoid these post duplication issue, but for now. I will be discussing on Post duplication issue with comment form of WordPress.
How to Find your WordPress Blog have Post comment duplication issue ?
Simple way is to search Google for Following link and replace yoursite.com with your blog domain name
I search for some major websites and found bug in one of my friend blog.
How to prevent WordPress post duplication Problem Via comments?
In my 8 Essential Settings after installing wordpress post I have mentioned about WordPress Break comment features. Which is under Settings > Discussion.
Simple solution is Uncheck the option which says Break comment into pages.
This will work only for themes which are compatible with wordpress 2.7 .
If you still have that option checked, make sure you uncheck it.
I hope this post will be useful for those who are suffering from Post duplication issues with wordpress comments.
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