Unexpected items appear in your site's Search Results.
Normally sites limit their Search Results to pages that occur
within their own site.
Pages can be included in these results for routine reasons, such
as being included in a module or list. But rarely the results may
include a page that is not on your site, and whose inclusion has no
We have discovered one way that this can occur.
List Host Page
e.g. your Search Results page includes a page with this format
(note HOST and DETAIL in the path):
The presence of HOST and DETAIL in the URL path indicate a
List is 'hosting' a page, so when someone clicks on the link, the
page will be displayed as if it were originally part of the 'host'
site, on that 'host' page.
When the search engine updates its master index, pages are
grouped based on their path, and a 'hosted' page is grouped with
the host's index, even though it may not actually be part of that
To discover the site that has this List, use our search engine:
Click the Advanced Search option, then use 'Find pages
that link to the page' and enter the suspect URL as the search
item. From the above example, that would be
The search resulsts will list any page that is creating teh
troublesome link that is being include din your own search.