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What is canonical link

Postby Jenni » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:19 am

Canonical link is used to prevent the duplicate content issues by specifying the "canonical", or "preferred", version of a web page. The approach is very important in SEO.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby smithraj » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:50 pm

canonical link element is to avoid the duplicate content.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby mickeyy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:01 am

Basically, a Canonical tag is a tag that tells Google which version of the duplicated content on your website is the original.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby chandan » Wed Feb 13, 2013 11:09 pm

A canonical link element is an HTML element that helps webmasters prevent duplicate content issues by specifying the "canonical", or "preferred", version of a web page as part of search engine optimization.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby elenabrown » Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:16 pm

According to me it is use to remove the duplication between same content of page. So that google should allow to crawl the pages.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby Girishsingh » Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:19 am

If your link doesn't automatically redirect URL with WWW. If you have canonical issues So, Google consider your site in duplicate.
Canonical problem remove by two method:
1. using meta canonical tag in head section of page.
2. Create .htaccess file on the root. it based on 301 and 302 error.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby SEO World Class » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:25 am

Hi Friends

Canonical links are also known as “preferred links”. When search engines have to deal with duplicate content, they have to choose which link should be favored over all others that contain identical page content.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby john345 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:34 pm

When we submit any url in a browser's address bar then if site does not open with that same url then this type of issue is called canonical issue. For example if we type http ://www dot abc dot com then if it opens with different url as http ://www dot abc dot com, abc dot com or any other url then it is called canonical. This issue can be reduced by using canonical tags on websites coding.

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Re: What is canonical link

Postby PauleanaKarl » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:08 am

This use to avoid duplicate content.


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