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Last updated by Andreas W. 2 months, 1 week ago.

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August 13, 2019 at 11:17 am #4387367

jeroenv-50

I am trying to: Redirect visitors to the right page based on their language. I tried this and it didn't work properly. I switched on the redirect based on browser language. But it seemed that google indexed our pages wrong. For our dutch URL's it used meta titles in english.

Link to a page where the issue can be seen: hidden link..69i57j69i60l3j69i61l2.1078j0j8&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

I expected to see: the URL with the translated meta title and description

Instead, I got: I see in google the dutch URL but with english meta title and description

August 13, 2019 at 8:17 pm #4390587

Andreas W.
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Languages: English (English ) Spanish (Español ) German (Deutsch )

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Hello,

Thank you for contacting the WPML Support Forum.

In fact, this indexing is processed by Google and not caused due to WPML. Please have a look at the following documentation for more details and advises in regards to this issue:

https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/language-setup/automatic-redirect-based-on-browser-language/how-browser-language-redirect-affects-google-indexing/

https://wpml.org/documentation/getting-started-guide/language-setup/automatic-redirect-based-on-browser-language/

Kind regards
Andreas