I'm getting errors generated by Googlebot while following invalid URLs. Checking with Google Webmaster tools confirmed that the problem was the bot:

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I've checked the source code and the HTML generated, but couldn't find out why Googlebot is finding and following this invalid URLs.

How do I troubleshoot the problem?

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Have you tried to view your site like a bot would? Xenu's Link Sleuth is a great way to look for bad links and should report links like you have above in its report. That should tell you where your problem lies.

  • Great tool. Find the problem (was not in the code, but in the user generated content). Solved! Oct 12, 2011 at 13:38

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