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    Same Page with two different URLs


    Hello, there,

    I'm currently new to SEO and came across the following: a website renders the exactly same page in two differente ways:

    www.example.com/folder1/subfolder1 with canonical set to www.example.com/folder1/subfolder1
    www.example.com/folder1?cat=902 with canonical set to www.example.com/folder1

    This is probably hurting the SEO since it's sending link juice to different pages even though they render the same page, right ?
    The thing is, how bad can it hurt the SEO ?
    I believe the best would be for both pages to render with the same URLs and with the same canonical, but it'd take us a reasonable amount of time in order to reconfigurate the site's architecture.

    With best regards,
    Lucas
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    This is not a good practice. For Google, these are 2 different URLs and they all have the same content. I would suggest using Canonical URL to avoid the Duplicate content issue.
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    Originally Posted by lucas_abreu
    Hello, there,

    I'm currently new to SEO and came across the following: a website renders the exactly same page in two differente ways:

    www.example.com/folder1/subfolder1 with canonical set to www.example.com/folder1/subfolder1
    www.example.com/folder1?cat=902 with canonical set to www.example.com/folder1

    This is probably hurting the SEO since it's sending link juice to different pages even though they render the same page, right ?
    The thing is, how bad can it hurt the SEO ?
    I believe the best would be for both pages to render with the same URLs and with the same canonical, but it'd take us a reasonable amount of time in order to reconfigurate the site's architecture.

    With best regards,
    Lucas
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    You should use canonical'Meta, or redirect one on this page to another.
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    canonical url will help you , otherwise noindex tag will help you

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