[wp-hackers] Canonical integration into core

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 09:46:15 GMT 2009

On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 11:10 AM, Joost de Valk <joost at yoast.com> wrote:

> It's not just about what WordPress does. For example:
> http://example.com/about/
> and
> http://example.com/about/?from=email
> will serve up the same pages in most WordPress installs. If you add the
> rel="canonical" link to the <head>, the latter will have all links pointing
> to it counted toward the first one. That's, for me, one of the main uses of
> the tag.
> Best,
> Joost

Yes, but the second URL is not native to WordPress, so the canonical tag is
effectively plugin territory, except for paged comments.


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