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The canonical tag (rel="canonical") is an essential tool in the search engine optimization (SEO) toolbox. It is often a better solution that a 301 redirect in cleaning up duplicate content issues. So let's explore what those issues are and what the tag does.
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from ogletree 2663 Days ago #
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If you can properly implament a canonical tag you also have the ability to set your site up correctly so you don't need the cannonical tag.  Just spend a little extra time and enforce your URL's. Every website should be aware of its content database and how it is being used.

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