What is the use of Canonical tag?

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #10 on: 02-27-2013, 05:26:26 »
The canonical tag is an essential tool in the search engine optimization (SEO) toolbox. It is often a better solution that a 301 redirect in cleaning up duplicate content issues. A canonical link element is an HTML element that represent (rel="canonical").


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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #11 on: 03-01-2013, 02:06:06 »
Hi there,

The canonical tag  is used to deal with duplicate url problem. If a website contains duplicate pages then canonical tag in the duplicate pages will redirect the search engine to the actual page and all the link juice will be directed to the actual page.

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #12 on: 03-26-2013, 02:56:56 »
if you have same content in multiple pages by adding canonical tag in your coading part you can tell to the search engine which is your prefered page to show in search engine results.so it helps to avoid duplicate content issues.

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #13 on: 04-12-2013, 04:15:50 »
Canonical tag is very useful tag as per SEO field. If you have two pages with different URLs but the contents are same then Google will consider it as a duplicate content. If you use this Canonical tag then you can tell Google to ignore the duplicate page.
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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #14 on: 04-14-2013, 03:55:46 »
According to Google Webmasters a canonical page is the preferred version of a set of pages with highly similar content. If Google knows that these pages have the same content, we may index only one version for our search results. Users can specify a canonical page to search engines by adding a <link> element with the attribute rel="canonical" to the <head> section of the non-canonical version of the page.
eg : <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/product.php?item=swedish-fish"/>

Adding this link and attribute lets site owners identify sets of identical content.


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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #15 on: 04-17-2013, 04:16:14 »
if you have same content in multiple pages by adding canonical tag in your coding part you can tell to the search engine which is your preferred page to show in search engine results.so it helps to avoid duplicate content issues.

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #16 on: 04-19-2013, 01:58:41 »

How to Use the Canonical Tag

Implementing support for a canonical page is easy, at least in technical terms. In many cases, it may be more difficult to determine where duplicates may be an issue within your site and which page to specify as the URL to index. Read on for help with both.

The first step in providing a canonical tag for the search engines is to decide where you may have duplicate content within your website. This isn’t always as simple as it may soun
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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #17 on: 04-20-2013, 03:53:15 »
Through canonical tag you can get rid off the internal duplicate content. Most of the e-commerce websites are using it because they have many variant of the same product and canonical tag is the best way to send strong signal to the search engine that which is the main link for particular page.

 

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