[TYPO3-core] Redirect to Shortcut target feature in 4.6 break news feed link

Jigal van Hemert jigal at xs4all.nl
Sun Oct 2 15:14:04 CEST 2011


On 2-10-2011 11:25, Visay Keo wrote:
> Since 4.6 beta1 add "Change I4199cb8c: [FEATURE] Redirect to Shortcut
> target page", when entering the base url in the address bar it always
> redirects to its target page when the root page is a shortcut.
> So my questions are:
> - Why do we need this new feature?

The old situation was that the same content was shown at the URL of the 
target page and at the URL of the shortcut page. Duplicate content is 
bad for SEO; many search engines will punish the ranking for a site 
which has duplicate content.

> - What would be the solution to fix my problem?

Swap the two pages?

[-] -- subpage A (Shortcut to Home)
     +- subpage B
     +- subpage C

Kind regards / met vriendelijke groet,

Jigal van Hemert.

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