Canonical tags gone wild
What happens when canonical tags get out of control and how can you rein them in? Columnist Patrick Stox shares his findings and insights.
Being a technical SEO, I love digging into any weird problems where things don’t seem to work as expected.
Canonical tags seem easy enough, but these tags cause all sorts of interesting issues — and some minor fixes can lead to big wins. Almost every major website will have some kinds of issues with their canonical tags, so I dug into a few different ones to see what examples I could find.