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Canonical Link Meta Tag - set to yes or no? 
 
fuzzbuzz
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In CATALOG > SEO >
There is an option for:
Use Canonical Link Meta Tag For Categories
and
Use Canonical Link Meta Tag For Products

This is currently set to no.

From the threads here, i understand this as in relation to duplicate meta tags appearing when duplicate urls appears. Is this correct?

From an SEO benefit perspective, is it best to to change this to yes?

Not sure if it has any significance, but 2 options above, i have \"Use categories path for product URLs\” set to Yes.

Thanks in advance

 
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SadeVi
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Hi,

That is exactly what I would like to know, is there someone out there that can explane the consequences of the yes or no option.

saskia

 
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How to set canonicals

Why canonicals need to be set with link to Google’s explanation

 
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It is much benefecial for SEO purpose. You can have a look at this article for more detail.
http://yoast.com/canonical-url-links/
I think it will help

 
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SadeVi
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Thanks guys, that was just the information I was looking for!

 
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