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Detailed pages in more than 1 category - avoiding Duplicate Contenet in Search Engines
Hi this is another question about how to fix a canonicalization issue with regard to pages with duplicate content

This can / will occur if you have a Detailed pages enabled and links that are in more than 1 category

Example here for link ID123

http://www.******.com/Detailed/1st_category/2nd_category/3rd_category/page_123.html
http://www.******.com/Detailed/1st_category/2nd_category/page_123.html
http://www.******.com/Detailed/1st_category/page_123.html

Google have a page about this on their webmaster support section, about the issue of web pages that may be referenced by multiple / different urls

http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=139066

One solution they suggest is to "add a <link> element with the attribute rel="canonical" to the <head> section of the non-canonical pages" telling the search engine which is the MASTER copy of the page

<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.******.com/Detailed/1st_category/2nd_category/3rd_category/page_123.html">

Is there any way to get this canonical <link> code into the 'duplicate' pages?

Any other suggestion to avoid having duplicate pages when trying to list a link listing in more than 1 category?

Thanks
Colin Thompson
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Thread Detailed pages in more than 1 category - avoiding Duplicate Contenet in Search Engines colintho 4362 Dec 15, 2009, 5:00 AM
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