Duplicate Meta Description and Title

Ger Vang asked on June 30, 2014 14:25

Duplicate Meta Descriptions and Title Tags when Paginating.

When you break a long post into 3 pages: http://www.example.com/blogs/blog-name http://www.example.com/blogs/blog-name?page=2 http://www.example.com/blogs/blog-name?page=3

This will display the same title and description across all 3 pages and Google will penalize you for duplicate content.

Anyone ran into this problem or have a fix?

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Brenden Kehren answered on July 1, 2014 07:39

Then put a querystring macro after your context macro. Check to see if your "page" parameter is null, if not add the value to the "Page" string.

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Ger Vang answered on June 30, 2014 14:35

As of right now, I'm using "{%blogpostsummary|(striptags)true%}" to generate Blog description under Properties > Metadata > Page description. I want to append something like " - Page 2" to the Title and Meta Description.

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Ger Vang answered on July 1, 2014 08:15

Thanks Brenden Kehren.

Here's what I put on the Master Page under Properties > Metadata > Page title: {%CurrentDocument.DocumentName#%}{% if(QueryString.GetValue("Page") != null){" | Page " + QueryString.GetValue("Page")} #%}

Hope that helps!

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