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    site crashed and .htaccess was not in place


    My server crashed recently and during the rebuild the .htaccess page was not properly set up for a couple of days.
    Google crawled my site during this time and basically found several hundred "new products" because they had a different url (because
    the .htaccess file was not in place so mod_rewrite was not rewriting the urls)

    The question is do i now go in and create 301 redirects for all 400 of those products or do i just let it go?
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    Originally Posted by tagteamcomputin
    My server crashed recently and during the rebuild the .htaccess page was not properly set up for a couple of days.
    Google crawled my site during this time and basically found several hundred "new products" because they had a different url (because
    the .htaccess file was not in place so mod_rewrite was not rewriting the urls)

    The question is do i now go in and create 301 redirects for all 400 of those products or do i just let it go?
    Ouch! I feel your pain ttc
    It's a judgement call, but - if it was that quick - I would just let it go (and keep off the errors page in GSC for a while)
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