[wp-hackers] Canonical integration into core
lynne.pope at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 13:07:28 GMT 2009
There is no need to add meta data tags to handle this situation.
Search engines that respect robots.txt all honour this, and have done for
years. I use pretty permalinks and none of my /permalink?anything is
indexed. This also prevents indexing of search pages (which strangely enough
do get linked to). Depending on how the site uses these non-standard URL's
though there can be a loss of link juice by blocking them at robots level.
2009/2/19 scribu <scribu at gmail.com>
> Wait...there's also /post-permalink?replytocom=123 which is triggered when
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 12:41 PM, Ryan McCue <ryanmccue at cubegames.net
> > scribu wrote:
> > > Yes, but the second URL is not native to WordPress, so the canonical
> > is
> > > effectively plugin territory, except for paged comments.
> > >
> > +1
> > Additionally, it would be best handled by a 301 redirect, IMHO.
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