Clean up extra url parameters when searching Google (serp.196.1498.3j8.11.0...1c.1.36.serp..2.9.112)
Thread poster: Michael Beijer

Michael Beijer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:10
Member (2009)
Dutch to English
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Feb 28, 2014

Sick of

https://www.google.com/search?q="test%20phrase"

becoming

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q="test%20phrase"&oq="test%20phrase"&gs_l=serp.12..0i7i30l2j0i7i10i30j0i5i30l2j0i7i5i30j0i5i30l4.40278.42129.0.43753.11.11.0.0.0.0.196.1498.3j8.11.0....0...1c.1.36.serp..2.9.1126.Wp7ZwuaCeDE

whenever you do a Google search? The former is obviously preferable for if you want to post the URL here in the forums.

This can easily be fixed: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/clean-up-extra-url-parameters-when-searching-google/

Michael


 

Alejandro Alcaraz Sintes  Identity Verified
Spain
English to Spanish
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Extra parameters Feb 28, 2014

Did as you said and it works.
Thank you!


 

Barbara Bonatti Divers  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 17:10
English to Italian
thanks Feb 28, 2014

Good one, Michael, thanks.

 


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