When I typed site:example.com in Google's search box, it's displaying a different title and meta description, but the thing puzzling me is the site URL is being displayed correctly and redirected to my blog page.

However when I type only brand name example in the search box and click on the first result, it's redirecting me to different site.

Note: This issue is not limited to Google. It also for all major search engines. Also this is regarding my home page only, all other post pages are working well.

I don't know what's going on here. Anyone else have the same issue? How do I fix this?


When I fetch as Google, it shows me wrong data shown in following image:

Googlebot vs. visitor view of the webpage

Info: My website is in WordPress and hosted on Windows shared server. I'm using the "SEO by Yoast" WordPress plugin for SEO before that I was using "Basic SEO" plugin.

When I was using "Basic SEO" plugin I was working perfectly but when I moved to "SEO by Yoast" plugin after that I come to know this issue. Not sure if that upgradation causing this issue.

  • If you have a Google Webmaster Tools account, use Fetch as Google and render to see what you get. This is a good one! It could be a Google bug somewhere. A quick look did not come up with anything immediately. – closetnoc May 30 '15 at 4:16
  • @closetnoc, this is not limited to Google. It has also issue with Yahoo, Bing etc. I've already run "Fetch as Google and Render" but still same issue. – immayankmodi May 30 '15 at 4:19
  • My apologies- you did say that. I mean use fetch as google to see if it still comes up wrong doing a fetch. If not, then you can submit to index. I assume that you are using a blog software- is it up to date? How about any plug-ins and themes? I rather suspect you may have been compromised somehow. – closetnoc May 30 '15 at 4:23
  • @closetnoc, I've updated my question after fetching as Google from Webmaster Tools and It shows different results. I also added website as well as plugins details. – immayankmodi May 30 '15 at 4:36
  • Is your WP up to date?? How about themes? Please understand that not only can any plug-in be vulnerable, but themes too. Use web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search?execution=e2s1 to search for vulnerabilities for WP, all of your plug-ins, and your theme. – closetnoc May 30 '15 at 4:36

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