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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#18344 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

3.2.1 Permalinks Rule Missing For page/2?cat=1

Reported by: soliver Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: major Version: 3.2.1
Component: Canonical Keywords: 2nd-opinion
Focuses: Cc:

Description

Hello,

after upgrading to 3.2.1 the index.php does not rewrite ?cat=1 when added to the pagination. e.g. domain.com/page/2?cat=1

Info: Custom Permalink Structore (Most Common): /%postname%.html

Normally this (domain.com/page/2?cat=1) would resolve to domain.com/category/uncategorized/page/2 - but it no longer does and is directly accessible.

This will cause duplicate content errors, if you do not use canonical links and is therefore a major bug and can lead to various Google problems.

Yes, I have temporarily disabled all plugins and checked this on multiple servers with the same result, but I need a 2nd opinion on this - can someone verify the problem for me?

Thank you,
Oliver


Change History (2)

#1 @soliver
9 years ago

I have checked various other blogs running 3.2.1 and they all have the same problem,
/page/2?cat=1 is directly accessible, generating duplicate content issues on a large scale.

Demo Link: http://www.datingsolutions.biz/page/2/?cat=1

This was not possible in previous Wordpress version, therefore I would consider it as a bug.


#2 @dd32
9 years ago

  • Component changed from Permalinks to Canonical
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed
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