[wp-hackers] Canonical integration into core

Viper007Bond viper at viper007bond.com
Tue Feb 17 00:25:11 GMT 2009

Then should WordPress not redirect site.com/?p=1 to the real URL? My opinion
is that WordPress should do basic SEO'ing, but not go crazy (i.e. things
like meta keywords and meta descriptions). Those are better left to plugins.

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Nathan Rice <ncrice at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 6:48 PM, Viper007Bond <viper at viper007bond.com
> >wrote:
> > Glad to see Google supporting this, but I don't see the point --
> WordPress
> > already enforces a single URL for posts, etc.
> >
> > However, this would be incredibly useful for comment paging.
> >
> >
> That is my point EXACTLY. I see no reason whatsoever for using this new tag
> when WP already redirects to the REAL permalink.
> Comment paging is another issue, true.  But if that's the case, then we
> should also discuss fixing the fact that date-based archives contain TONS
> of
> duplicate content.  Why not fix that while we're at it?
> For what it's worth, I'll give my reasoning for NOT fixing either of these
> I've made my point. I do not see the point of letting core take on the role
> of a theme.  Like I said in an earlier email, if we're going to do this,
> then why don't we just let core generate the entire <head> section for us?
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