[wp-hackers] Canonical & Best Practices for Paged Comment

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Tue Feb 17 22:09:57 GMT 2009

On Feb 17, 2009, at 3:23 PM, scribu wrote:

>> Ok, so if a user looks for *foobar*, which apears on
> /post-permalink/comment-page-3 and you have a canonical link to the  
> main
> post, the user will be sent to the main post. Then he would have to  
> search
> through all comment pages for the one that contains a reference to  
> *foobar*.
> I'm not sure that's such a good ideea in terms of usability. (In  
> terms of
> SEO it probably is)

Well, that's where the "Show all 4000 comments" button comes in. ;-)

Based on Otto's description, I support the inclusion of the canonical  
URL tag.


Stephen Rider

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