What is the use of Canonical tag?

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What is the use of Canonical tag?
« on: 01-29-2013, 04:51:29 »
Hi,
Please give some idea about canonical tag..is this effective factor in seo..


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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #1 on: 01-30-2013, 11:24:25 »
Hello Dude ;)
Please visit here: - googlewebmastercentral[dot]blogspot.in/2009/02/specify-your-canonical.html
I hope this is helpful to you ...!!

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #2 on: 01-31-2013, 22:05:26 »
As per my experience Canonical tag is useful when your website have two URL with same contents. In this situation you have to just give a reference to your original URL in the duplicate page with using canonical tag. Google will always provide more importance to your original page than the duplicate page and also you will take away from risk of penalization for duplicate content. It is helpful in duplicate content problems.

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What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #3 on: 02-06-2013, 02:32:36 »
A canonical tag is an HTML element. It helps to prevent duplicate content on your site.
Add a rel="canonical" link to the <head> section of the non-canonical version of each HTML page.
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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #4 on: 02-08-2013, 05:01:34 »
Duplicity is bad from user as well as search engine point of view. "Canonical tag" is provided by Google to remove the duplicity. The tag will say Google that this particulr page is original and this is canonical.
Place the below code in the head section of the page which is unoriginal.
<link rel="canonical" href="Original page's URL" />


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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #5 on: 02-08-2013, 20:39:09 »
When we open a website then sometimes that websites opens with the many different Urls with the help of www, without www and more. These type of problems are called canonical issues. To avoid these issues canonical tags are used in the on page coding of website.

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #6 on: 02-09-2013, 02:57:54 »
 Canonical tag means your domain name is same and also content so at that position use that canonical tag. The purpose of the canonical tag is to help the search engines understand that you intend for one specific page on your website to be the true page. and use this one code in you <head> as below

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/" />
<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/page.html" />

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #7 on: 02-19-2013, 04:17:08 »
Canonical Tag is used to deal with Duplicate Content. The canonical tag is a tag used to tell search engines which version of a page is the desired or preferred version.

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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #8 on: 02-19-2013, 21:32:46 »
Hello..
If two pages of your website have same content then canonical tag is used to tell search engine which is your most preferred page. We use this canonical tag in that page which is not our important page........:)
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Re: What is the use of Canonical tag?
« Reply #9 on: 02-21-2013, 03:15:59 »
Canonical plays very important role in redirection. You can use it for 301 redirection. The syntax of canonical tag is simple as:

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.example.com/>

You can tell Google about the page which you want to get indexed in search engines. I think it's valuable for you.

 

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