Canonical Link

  • Guide to 301 redirects and canonical tags

    … of redirection) when implementing 302. Moz has stated that although it has seen 302s eventually pass PageRank, this only happens after considerable time has passed. “In contrast to 301s that pass link signals fairly quickly, we don’t yet know how 302s are handled in this manner.” What is a canonical tag? The rel=”canonical” tag can be added…

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  • Seven ways to avoid content cannibalization

    … into the matter of internal site cannibalization, SEMrush recently hosted an in-depth discussion about the subject with an industry expert – Dawn Anderson, lecturer in digital and search marketing, researcher and international SEO consultant. Based on our talk, we have outlined seven ways to avoid internal site cannibalization. 1) Internal linking Cause…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 31 readers -
  • Yoast SEO: Canonical URLs on a Site with Optional SSL

    … going to list the https path, if you’re not – it’s going to list the http path. Ugh. Within our theme’s functions.php file, and using Yoast’s canonical filter wpseo_canonical, we added the following function to force all canonical links to the secure URL: function mtb_canonical_ssl($url) { $url = preg_replace("/^http:/i", "https:", $url); return…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin SEO- 24 readers -
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