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Use Rel=Canonical – Technical SEO Simplified

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Updated July 18, 2018
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How to Use Rel Canonical - Technical SEO
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Tim Brown

Tim Brown is the owner of Hook Agency, an SEO and Web Design company focused primarily on driving traffic and leads for small businesses, roofers and construction companies.

Quick Concepts

Rel=Canonical should be used whenever you post duplicate content (from your site, or elsewhere.)

It’s a “soft redirect”, without redirecting the user. Links to both URLs now count as the single, canonical version of the URL. So your site isn’t penalized for duplicate content.

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  • Tells google where the original is
  • Code Snippet (place in HTML Head): <link rel=”canonical” href=”http://example.com/wordpress/seo-plugin/” />
  • It’s also available through Yoast SEO , and some SEO tools like this – screenshot of where:

Rel canonical on yoast

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Tim Brown

Tim Brown is the owner of Hook Agency, an SEO and Web Design company focused primarily on driving traffic and leads for small businesses, roofers and construction companies.

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