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John Andrews over at Johnon.com has an insightful quiz about URL’s.

Q: How many web resources are represented by the following list of URLs, according to Google?

1. http://www.example.com/
2. http://www.example.com
3. http://example.com/
4. http://example.com
5. www.example.com
6. example.com
7. www.example.com/
8. example.com/
9. www.example.com/index.html (or index.php or index.asp, your web server’s default)
10. example.com/index.html
11. http://www.example.com/index.html
12. http://example.com/index.html
13. http://www.example.com/index (your web server default is still index.html)
14. http://www.example.com/index/
15. http://example.com/index/
16. http://example.com/index
17. www.example.com/index/
18. example.com/index

Write down which of the above qualify as a web resource. No, don’t click yet to see his answer, write down first.

Done, then go read the article to find John Andrews answer.

After that, start checking your own website.

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    thanks for new good article. Greetings btw. i will try check my homepage:)

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    Most of them refers to the same content. You need to use 301 redirect to ensure all points to a single url address to prevent duplication.

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    Thanks for very interesting article