My web page http://beachsandchairs.com/ contains the meta tag "viewport" twice.

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How true is that because of this search engines could regard it as a spamming attempt and not index my site? Could the second meta tag be remove without creating a problem?

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The viewport meta tag is nothing to do with search engines indexing, it defines the behaviour for the display & zooming of the site on mobile devices.

It's likely that your search engine ranking is already being reduced due to your website not being responsive for small screen sizes.

You can see both of the tags in your HTML source code:

<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1">
<meta name="viewport" content="user-scalable=no, width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />

It's up to you how you want to define the ability to zoom your website, or resize to fit content.

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