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07/01/2019 08:18:55 AM (9 months ago)
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  • Ticket #4563, comment 6

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    11Sure, but, can we please not close tickets like this preemptively when I've put the time and effort in to determine that they're worth the effort/reward trade off?
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    3 Search Google for `site:central.wordcamp.org inurl:s`. The odd Chinese character pages you'll see are from a whole bunch of indexed urls where Chinese spam networks are executing blind man in the middle attacks in an attempt to syphon seo value, or, its a (low level) negative seo attack. This is actively harming our crawl budget, relevance, and site quality for the whole wordpress.org ecosystem.
     3Search Google for `site:central.wordcamp.org inurl:s`. The odd Chinese character pages you'll see are from a whole bunch of indexed search result pages where Chinese spam networks are either attempting to generate these kinds of results in order to syphon off SEO value, or, its a crude negative SEO attack.
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    5 This is one small example, and just the tip of the iceberg. There are a thousands of issues like these, where wp core just doesn't meet basic SEO requirements.
     5Either way, this is actively harming our crawl budget, relevance, and site quality for the whole wordpress.org ecosystem.
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    7 I'd love to see these level ofstandards implemented in core, but it's just unrealistic that that'll happen any time soon. In the meantime, for every day that passes, Wix grow their market share at our expense. For the relatively low effort required to solve this locally, we should just do so.
     7This is one small example, and just the tip of the iceberg. There are thousands of issues like these, where WP core just doesn't meet basic SEO requirements.
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     9I'd love to see these level of standards implemented throughout WP, but it's just unrealistic that that'll happen any time soon. In the meantime, for every day that passes, Wix grow their market share at our expense. For the relatively low effort required to solve this locally, we should just do so.
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    911Or, we could install a plugin which handles it all for us automatically, eh?