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The 301 redirects should be resolving this issue but if you do not think that is working you can try also using canonical URLs to resolve this. By giving each page on the main site a canonical URL you will be telling Google that URL is the main URL that you want indexed for that content. Any other URL that pulls up that page should be considered a duplicate ...


A sitemap is the right call for you. Without the sitemap, the crawler will not know that those pages exist. Even if you remove the sitemap from GWT, the pages will remain in index. But since those pages are not linked from anywhere, it is highly unlikely that Google will index those pages again. Removing the sitemap will ensure that the 40 new pages that ...

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