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Website Google Search Creating Search Permalinks

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Our website developer and holder of the server has recently had a hack. We have since moved over to a new server but after re installing google analytics onto the website, i've notice that our views have shot right up, but all the links that people are viewing are coming through google searches and it looks like the permalinks are being created with the google search, for example /id?-how-to-copy-mutiple-cells-in-excel-php . The links themselves just link directly to our home page but its worrying that we are coming up in searches that don't relate to our website.

 

I have gone through our Wordpress and cant seem to see any permalinks that would remotely connect to this page. Would anyone know if this is to do with the Hack in the previous state in which our website SEO and all the permalinks where changed? or has our developer not cleaned up the site or the coding before moving it over to a new server?

 

Any help or tips would be much appreciated 

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Hi Ben,

I'm afraid it's something to do with the hack, I'd suggest to go through everything again to make sure that there is no malicious code in the files or in the database.

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It'd be much easier to find the problem's solution if u tell us website URL Smiley Happy

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Hi Ivan,

Its www.crackitproductions.co.uk,

I've spoken to a developer who reckons due to the hack there are around 23,000 pages being generated by Google Index, so its a case of going through and seeing which Permalinks don't actually exsist and getting rid of them