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So, we’re now going to look at link canonical elements, and some of the consequences of incorrect implementation.
If we look at marker one, this is the page that we want Google to rank, and if we look at marker two there’s kind of like a parameter “cms_admin” added to the URL. Now, we don’t want Google to index this page, so what we’ve done on marker three we can see that we’ve added in a link canonical tag that points to the page that we want to have indexed. And this just makes things really clear, that there’s no duplicate content issue and users can still visit the two different pages as well.
structured data is great. It’s very visual like you see in the search results, so we can see some stars and some ratings here.
The problem is there are some consequences of getting this wrong.
Google provides a really good Structured Testing Tool, so you can submit your URL, Google will review the code and tell you if you’ve structured your structured data correctly.Back to Top
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