What is Canonical URL?

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  1. biglyft

    biglyft Active Member

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    What is Canonical URL?
     
  2. Daniel@30

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    A Canonical URL allows you to tell search engines that specific similar URLs are the same. Sometimes you have results or content that is available under multiple URLs, or even on various websites. Using a canonical URL (an HTML link tag with attribute rel=canonical), these can exist without harming your Rankings.

    <link rel=”canonical” href=”https://www.example.com” />

    The rel=canonical tag in action. Here it indicates that the page on which this tag appears should be treated as a duplicate of the specified URL.

    HTH!:)

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    PHP web developer
     
  3. sinelogixtech

    sinelogixtech Senior Member

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    A canonical URL, sometimes referred to as a "canonical tag," is an HTML attribute that tells search engines where to assign the search value, or "link juice," for pages with duplicate or very similar content. Online stores often use canonical tags for product pages, which is crucial for retaining full search value.
     
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    A canonical link element is an HTML element that helps webmasters prevent duplicate content issues in search engine optimization by specifying the "canonical" or "preferred" version of a web page.
     
  5. Bhola Singh

    Bhola Singh New Member

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    canonical tag will tell you in google that what kind and category of website in google
     
  6. Mangat Singh

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    It helps to prevent from duplicate contents. Cononical url is the url which you want to show the visitors also you can call it as a homepage.
     
  7. Mamina Sahu

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    Canonical URL plays in the optimization of a website authoritatively correct URL for a resource
     
  8. saravanan

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    A canonical URL allows you to tell search engines that certain similar URLs are actually one and the same.
     
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    Cononical url is the url which you want to show the visitors also you can call it as a homepage.
     
  10. jacob.johnson

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    The URL which you want to make visible for visitors is the canonical URL.