SEO Canonicalisation

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Canonicalisation in terms of SEO

Show Google which one is the Preferred URL or Main URL

Canonicalisation Code Implementation

Similar Pages in the eyes of Google

All below pages are the same:

General

  • http://www.example.com/
  • http://example.com/

Apache Web Server

  • http://example.com/index.html
  • http://www.example.com/index.html
  • http://example.com/index.php
  • http://www.example.com/index.php

Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)

  • http://www.example.com/default.asp (or .aspx )
  • http://example.com/default.asp (or .aspx)

Use Redirection to the Preferred URL

This has to be considered if we have exactly same page with multiple URL’s as mentioned above.

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