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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#42458 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Unlimited number of nonexistent pages

Reported by: mikekelley138's profile mikekelley138 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.1
Component: Canonical Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


I have found an issue with the static homepage. On any site with the static homepage, the blog pagination is still present in a sense. For example if you navigate to, instead of getting a 404(since that page doesn't actually exist), you just get the static homepage.

I found this while crawling a brand new twentyseventeen theme install. My crawler (screaming frog), was finding these non-existent URL's. This could have implications with the search engines. It could also present a problem with links with relative URL's

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
6 years ago

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

Hi @mikekelley138 and welcome to Trac!

Thanks for reporting this issue, however, we've got another ticket tracking this issue over here: #28081

While that ticket may not immediately seem relevant, #40848 is another which directs back there too.

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