Canonical links are elements on your site that help to prevent duplicate content issues when variations of the same page exist. Canonical links identify the preferred version of a page and its alternate versions.

Example of a canonical link:
<link rel="canonical" href="" />
If canonical links are incorrectly applied to your pages, problems may arise in the site indexing process. For example, linking all product pages to the product main page with canonical links will tell our crawler that these are redirects to the canonical page. They will be flagged as duplicates and will not be indexed.

If you have pages that are being incorrectly identified as duplicate, you can modify the canonical links so that they contain the actual URLs of the page.

If you have canonical links configured in a way that is essential for your site structure, but is interfering with the indexing of your pages, it is possible to prevent our crawler from identifying canonical links. To have this change made to your index, please contact support.

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