Question

Google SERP shows URL from my domain but with other domain names

  • Posted November 21, 2019
  • Apache

Hello all,

I have setup Apache web server and hosted a few sites, some HTTPS and some HTTP.

Let’s say, I have the following domains and pages https://aaa.com/pagea1 https://aaa.com/pagea2 https://aaa.com/pagea3

https://bbb.com/pageb1 https://bbb.com/pageb2 https://bbb.com/pageb3

http://ccc.com/pagec1 http://ccc.com/pagec2 http://ccc.com/pagec3

http://ddd.com/pagedd1 http://ddd.com/page2 http://ddd.com/paged3

when I searched Google for a unique keyword on that can only be found on aaa.com, I got the results for https://aaa.com BUT also results as under

https://ccc.com/pagea1 https://ddd.com/pagea3

I am stumped why Google would find and index pages from other domains.

Any ideas?

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Hello, @ShilpaWalia

This sounds like a good solution if you’re not able to install SSL for each site. Thanks for sharing this with the community!

Regards, Alex

Hello @alexdo

The keywords are unique to aaa.com. I will request Google to re-index the pages but what I dont understand is what did it happen in the first place.

One more thing I noticed is that if I visit a non HTTPS site using HTTPS, the domain name remains the same but the content is from AAA.com, since that is the first domain in the list of virtual host

Hello, @ShilpaWalia

Can you confirm that these unique keywords are not present and were not present at any time on:

https://ccc.com/pagea1 https://ddd.com/pagea3

Keep in mind that you can also request Google to re-index your site/pages.

  1. Login to - Google Search Console
  2. Add a site and verify it with the available methods.
  3. After verification from the console, click on URL Inspection.
  4. In the Search bar on top, enter your website URL or custom URLs for inspection and enter.
  5. After Inspection, it’ll show an option to Request Indexing
  6. Click on it and GoogleBot will add your website in a Queue for crawling.

If these pages are not present on ccc.com and ddd.com this should fix this for you.

Hope this helps.

Regards, Alex