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Dr. Pete J. Meyers ran a gutsy experiment reproducing mistaken use of the canonical meta element. Good read, esp. the warning "Kids, don't try this at home!".
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from Jill 2918 Days ago #
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Everyone who even considers playing with the canonical link element should read this article.

I even admit that I mistakenly once canonicalized all the pages of our High Rankings Forum to the home page once when I wasn't thinking straight! It's not good to have your entire site deindexed. Not good at all!

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