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I have a tool on my site made for searching a database. By default, the tool is located at example.com/databasesearch

One thing you can search by are tags. If you select a tag to search by, it changes the url to example.com/databasesearch/tag/specifiedtagname. This is so you can easily send the link to other people to share a collection of related items in our database.

Will Google/other SEs see these as multiple pages? The page has the same title and content at the top, it would just filter the search and show different results.

I know that I can block those pages from search engines with robots.txt and not include them in my sitemap.xml, just wondering if anything else needs to be done or if I should format them differently.

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    would example.com/databasesearch/tag/viagra produce a page that could get included in search results? If so, Google could penalize your site for that. – Stephen Ostermiller Jul 8 '17 at 0:07
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...it changes the url to example.com/databasesearch/tag/specifiedtagname...

It's not bad that you're trying to make things user friendly for the user, but the customizable URL controllable by users is where problems can begin and Stephen made a good example in his comment.

What I would recommend at the very least is to make such customizable URL's not directly accessible to search engines. As you may already know, this means these pages should have the noindex and nofollow attributes. You can easily add this in your HTML with the following line anywhere between the html head tags:

<META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW">

Also, any links on your website that point to these URLs should also have a "rel=nofollow" attached. For example:

<a href="http://example.com/databasesearch/tag/specifiedtagname" rel="nofollow">specified tag name</a>

And one more thing you can try as you know is to exclude the URLs from your sitemap, and consider excluding the parent URLs (URLs that contain links to the bad URLs) from the sitemap as well.

Will google/other SEs see these as multiple pages? The page has the same title and content at the top, it would just filter the search and show different results.

Very likely. If the amount of "same content" is large then these pages would be considered duplicate. If you want to make a page indexable by search engines without penalty, it must have content people want to read on the page, not act just like a "doorway" to another page.

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