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Have you ever found invalid URL in Google index?

Martin Hassman [PersonRank 0]

Sunday, December 13, 2009
10 years ago2,935 views

Today I have found two invalid URLs between Google results.

* ...

and,,www.tyd ...

Both of them are invalid, i.e. you cannot have "*" valid domain name. But Google has these URLs in its index.

It looks like some errors that are made somewhow from the orignal URL ...

You can find URLs mentioned above in the result: ...

Have anyone already seen such URLs in Google results?

JohnMu [PersonRank 10]

10 years ago #

Hi Martin
The URLs you mentioned will work in some browsers, for example in IE. The problem here appears to be that the admin of that domain allows all subdomains and returns valid content for them. This means that you can use [anything] (where "" is the domain that you spotted) and it will return a valid page (and may even get indexed). Personally, I find that a bit confusing, but maybe there's a reason the domain is set up like that :-).

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