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I have a subdomain under my top domain as follows:

In Google Webmaster Tools, for the subdomain, I find that the number of links recorded from the top domain to the subdomain is very large - more than 26k links! While what I really have is just one link to the subdomain from the index page of the top domain.

The following screenshot displays this:

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I'd like to know two things:

  1. Why is there so many links from the top domain to the subdomain?
  2. Does this negatively affect SEO and my subdomain's indexing in Google?
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Your "Random Text" tool on your top domain potentially generates an infinite number of pages (unique URLs). Each of these pages links to the jQuery script on the sub domain:

<script src=""></script>

I think this might be the source of the large number of spuriously reported "links".

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But the image shows that the source of the link is and it linked to i.e it is linked to homepage! – sємsєм Jun 12 '13 at 23:27
The "Top 1 link" would seem to have its source at, but yes, you are right, the links would seem to point to the root of the sub domain - so the script tag might be off track. – w3d Jun 13 '13 at 0:14

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