1) I would try this in your robots txt file to disallow random crawling by google
2) it looks like your permalinks might be shagged it would be worth reseting them back to default, and then changing them back to /%category%/%postname%/ this should rewrite the settings in the htaccess file.
3) Have you checked out yoast SEO plugin IMO way slicker than All in one hope this helps
Thanks Nick – I added a robots.txt with text above with small changes
Disallow: /story-category/*/*(I am using story-category as category base). Additionally I added
Disallow: /wpstoryblog Disallow: /wpstoryblog/* Sitemap: http://yourstoryclub.com/sitemap.xml.gz
to block my previous directory for wordpress that no more exist. I moved WP to root.
Now waiting finger crossed… typically how much time google take to reflect changes in robots.txt
Really depends on the crawl rate of your site you should see it drop off little bit by little bit each day.
Alternately in web master tools under diagnostics there is fetch as google bot where you can ask google to re index parts of your site, this will speed things up a little.
Nick, thanks and Merry Christmas on behalf of yourstoryclub.com
it works now. Duplicate meta description drastically reduced from 300 pages to 6 pages.
Additionally, as you recommended, now I am using yoast SEO plugin. Hope it would get better.
btw there is a feature in yoast SEO –> site map. That I disabled because I am using google xml sitemap. What do you suggest?
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