What is a canonical url in SEO?

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What is a canonical url in SEO?
« on: October 25, 2017, 01:58:59 PM »
What is a canonical url in SEO?

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 06:00:58 AM »
Canonical urls are content that has multiple urls pointing to it, but your website specifies which is the preferred url to it.

An example is when you have a url with a www. preceding the domain name and a url without the www. and you set a canonical link element to specify which you want as the default one.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2017, 02:24:04 AM »
A canonical URL is the URL that you want visitors to see. Quite often canonical URLs were used to describe the homepage.
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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2017, 04:04:15 AM »
A canonical URL is an indication to search engines that this URL is the authentic version of a web page. What this means is that sometimes there are two or more web pages on your site having the same exact content, either by accident or by system error. Without canonical URL, search engines like Google will crawl and index all of these duplicate URLs and this is really bad for SEO, because duplicate contents look bad in both users and search engines' eyes.
The canonical tag is placed inside the <head> tag of a web page:
<head>
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<link rel="canonical" href="https://www.example.com/">
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</head>

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2017, 09:05:16 PM »
This method is highly recommended for those who has multiple urls with the same content in which canonical url will tell the search engines the preferred url that will be indexed and ranked.
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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2018, 04:28:15 AM »
A canonical URL is a your preferred URL. Still not making sense? We understand, so let us explain. A canonical URL is one that has been chosen, either by the Webmaster or by a default setting on their CMS to act as the main URL, utilising 301 redirects on the other variables to automatically and permanently redirect to the canonical.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2018, 06:10:15 AM »
Canonical URL enables you to tell web search tools that specific comparative URLs are really one and the same. Once in a while you have items or substance that is open under different URLs, or even on various sites

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2018, 04:42:44 AM »
Canonical URL: A canonical URL is the URL that you want visitors to see.

Quite often canonical URLs were used to describe the homepage. The typical example used is that most people treat the following URLs as the same:

www.example.com
example.com
www.example.com/index.html
example.com/home.asp

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2018, 06:34:58 AM »
A canonical URL is an indication to search engines that this URL is the authentic version of a web page

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2018, 01:39:39 AM »
The searches engine friendly URL that you want the search engines to treat as authoritative. In other words, a canonical URL is a URL that you want visitors to see.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2018, 08:19:11 AM »
Canonical URL is similar to 301 redirect in SEO perspective and  it is only used for engines. It refers to an  refers to an HTML link element and found in the head element of your webpage and informs Google and other search engines to crawl a website.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2018, 02:33:43 PM »
What is a canonical url in SEO?
The main purpose of canonical URL is to prevent duplicate content

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2018, 01:01:22 AM »
Canonical url is the original url which is pointed from the duplicate url via canonical tags.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2018, 01:18:58 AM »
A canonical URL is the URL that you want visitors to see. Canonical URLs use to describe the homepage.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2018, 07:38:09 AM »
What is a canonical url in SEO?
We have to use cananical URL to prevent duplicate content.

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Re: What is a canonical url in SEO?
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2018, 04:49:37 AM »
A Canonical Error arises when 301 redirections are not properly in right place. It means single page URL can open multiple types in the search engine. It breaks the guidelines of Google Webmaster, it makes another copy of your website/page generate content duplicate issues.
Canonical Tag is an effective way of telling search engines that a specific URL represents the master copy of a page. Canonical Tag used to fetch unique or relevant website URL in duplicate pages. We can resolve issues by place canonical URL in the header section of each page that generate issues of canonical.

 




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