What is Canonical URL?

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Jayden Bell asked 10-Nov-2017 in Business & Finance by Jayden Bell

What is Canonical URL?

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akriti kashyap answered 22-Jan-2018 by akriti kashyap

Canonical URL!


A heck lot of discussion is been done on and about a term named as Canonical URL or Canonicalization… Well, discussing the URL and its structure have encountered, few number of times in the past Giving a thought to elucidate the idea of it… Thus, from the SEO viewpoint here it is the definition of a Canonical URL.

This URL is basically been considered to be a user-friendly URL that you might want a search engine should treat a parent… In other words, this URL is the showcase for the visitors to your website.

Well, for the description of the page this URL is been used. The typical example that is been used by most of the people will treat the following URL same:

  • www.xyz.com
  • xyz.com
  • www.xyz.com/index.html
  • xyz.com/home.asp
  • http://www.xyz.com
  • https://www.xyz.com


The truth of the matter is that these are largely extraordinary URLs. From a web index viewpoint, this can cause a bit of an issue. Thus the possibility of canonicalization. Canonicalization is the way toward picking the best URL (to present to the web crawlers) when there are different decisions accessible. Ordinarily a web search tool, for example, Google will endeavor to pick the best URL that they feel is the expert on that page. Be that as it may, in some cases they may in truth select the wrong one. Presently we should recommend that you have item pages that relying upon how the client explored to the pager restores an alternate URL… same page however extraordinary URL, now we have a copy content issue. Also the bad dream for interlinking and outer connection inventories.

What is Canonical URL?

So making it easy for the user and the Search Engine, one should let know their preferred URL… or the Canonical URL. Well, another solution is, redirecting all the variations to the registered canonical URL. One of the company has given a unique solution of taking over the canonical tag which sets the control over the content… that you long for your engine to search.

Well, I feel this is what you were expecting..!

All The Best!

UTKARSHASINGHROUL commented 23-Feb-2019 by UTKARSHASINGHROUL
Nice answer.
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