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    Orphan Pages


    We are an eCommerce site with about 50,000 pages. We decided to focus on about 2,000 so google will crawl better our site.
    I thought about removing the 48,000 pages from the sitemaps and from the site, so it won't be accessible through the site.
    The pages will still be accessible if going them directly.
    My concern is that these 'orphan pages' will damage my SEO. Are that many 'orphan pages' can harm my site?
    Redirection is not an option since we will use some of the pages in the future.
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    No they won't damage anything.
    Prioritise the 2k pages through internal linking.

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