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- David Kohl
August 29, 2007, 1:05 am
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cPanel control panel on their shared Linux plan. As part of the setup
routine, I was provided with an alternate URL (due to the way cPanel is
setup) allowing me to directly access my website based on the server URL:
Something went wrong with the initial account setup and the following
(1) If one enters my server based URL ServerDotHostnameDotcom/~username, it
comes up with Google's PR6, which is the PR for MysiteDotCom.
(2) If one checks Google's cached snapshot of
ServerDotHostnameDotcom/~username, the snapshot of MysiteDotCom would be
displayed and the note would read: "This is Google's cache of MysiteDotCom
as retrieved on [date/time].
(3) Backlinks for ServerDotHostnameDotcom/~username would show the backlinks
(4) The info command for ServerDotHostnameDotcom/~username would show the
results for. MysiteDotCom.
Two months ago, soon after MysiteDotCom was moved to that host, Google
imposed a penalty on MysiteDotCom - it disappeared from SERPs for major
keyword terms. The problem I described above could be the reason for that
as an unintentional website duplication was created.
What course should I take?