Prevent duplicate indexing of phpBB3 threads by Google

In a default phpBB3 installation(without an SEO mod), the same thread can be accessed through many URLs. For example, the thread Favourite Animorphs fanfiction can be accessed through these different URLs : http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&p=659#p659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=60 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=659 http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&st=0&sk=t&sd=a http://animorphsfanforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=60&st=0&sk=t&sd=a#p659 The agressive Googlebot might pick almost all of those links and it might lead to […]

A guide to DNS

DNS or Domain Name System, is a core Internet protocol/mechanism which resolves text URLs(FQDNs) into IP addresses. It is the protocol which translates hostnames such as “www.google.com” into it’s IP address -“72.14.207.99″. In essence, it acts as the ‘phone book of domain names” and mapping the names(domain names) to their phone numbers (IP addresses). This […]