Magento - Canonical Link Meta Tag / Data
Magento does not enable 'Canonical Links' as part of the default setup.When enabled Canonical Links tell a search engine that a particular page is another version of an already indexed page. This is necessary because Magento will create many iterations of pages of the same product (and therefore product information) where that product exists in multiple categories. This can confuse / displease
Magento SEO - What to do with Canonical Links?
Tue, Feb 19 2013 10:32
| Canonical, Canonical Links, Duplicate Categories, Duplicate Products, Magento, Multiple Pages, Search Engine, SEO, Sitemap, Sitemap.xml
The problem with multiple pages for the same productIf you have the same products in multiple categories on your Magento site; you'll end up with multiple pages with the same information - Search Engines don't particularly like this level of duplication and the various Webmaster Tools will tell you that there are duplicate pages and titles. This is because Magento will automatically create individual