Google hit by duplicate content penalty.

I’ve just notice today that google has been hit by a duplicate content penalty and dropped in rankings…

I’m lazy and wanted to log into google webmaster tool so I search on google for “sitemaps” (It used to be sitemaps before)…

Anyway for the last few years google has been #1 for the search term “sitemaps” BUT not today…

Here is a screen shot showing google has indexed and


We can expect more ranking drop for google’s page over the next few weeks until google works out which is the “real” url..

Here is the query..



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