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I had the following permalink structure in my WordPress blog:

/%category%/%post-name%/

I changed it to:

/%post-name%/

Everything is fine as I am using the permalink finder plugin, which redirects the posts to new address. But, the issue is that Google Webmaster Tools shows too many duplicate meta descriptions as follows:

  • /category1/postid/
  • /postid/

Can anyone help me how to solve this issue?

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this is corrent; WordPress generated always an permalink for each post with category and tag; you must dofollow this for the bots on your robots.txt, like Disallow: */?tag=* or Disallow: /category/*/*

See also the codex for this topic.

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