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I've read this post => International Targeting "no return tags"

because I have this error in my Google webmaster console

International Targeting | Language > 'de' - no return tags

Pages for Example https://www.translationscloud.com/about https://www.translationscloud.com/de/ueber-uns

Actually the english page points to the german page, and the german page links back to the english page. (Of course with "points" and "links" I refer to the hreflang tag)

So, I don't understand which is the problem :( Maybe I mis-understood the meaning...

Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance

  • Strange, it looks right to me. Were the tags added recently? Note that you can click into the error and get sample URLs (if that isn't where you already got your example). – Andrew Lott Nov 20 '16 at 18:08
  • Links were added months ago :( – Translations Cloud Nov 20 '16 at 19:20
  • @Andrew any idea? If you check the source code of the page everything is fine, but i have this error :( – Translations Cloud Nov 20 '16 at 23:33
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Your pages have redirects which don't match the tagging, like features adding a trailing slash & about redirecting to the version without the /en/ in the URL.

So, you're telling Google that the English page is /en/languages but then redirecting them to /languages instead. That's probably what's throwing them off.

  • So you suggest me to remove x-default and replace en value with x-default one? – Translations Cloud Nov 21 '16 at 7:30
  • You could also set x-default and en to use the same /about URL, since English is your default language. – Andrew Lott Nov 21 '16 at 16:00
  • That was my doubt... can I use the same page for both? – Translations Cloud Nov 22 '16 at 21:02

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