So my site has a blog and gallery, both working the same way. There's an index, and each post has a permalink going to the individual entry. However, if I search for some of the content on Google, often it returns a link to the index, just because it happened to have been on the first page when it was crawled, instead of the individual post pages. This is especially true in cases of images. How can I make it so that Google returns the proper pages for the posts instead of just the main page of my site? My whole site is custom php code I made.

  • Have you submitted a sitemap? If so, how long ago? Commented May 30, 2012 at 13:33
  • Have u different metas in the <head> for for each entry or all the same like the index? Commented May 30, 2012 at 14:41
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    Can you provide a link to your site, this sort of thing could be caused by a wide variety of problems. Commented May 30, 2012 at 15:48
  • dendory.net/blog
    – Dendory
    Commented May 31, 2012 at 8:01

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Some people actually put a no-index directive on their blog index page, that is a drastic step, but could make sense particularly for the gallery.

Another thing you could do is post excepts instead of listing the entire post on the index page.

Getting deep links to the individual posts from other sites would help.

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