I'd like to add the new Canonical Link Element to my meta tag area

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I'd like to add the new Canonical Link Element to my meta tag area, ie. I haven't found a way to do this yet, any options?
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Steve

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Hi Steve,

Thank you for your post - could you give us more detail on where we can find information on the new Canonical Link Element? If possible, can you post a link to the information you are referring to?
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Thanks for posting back - I need to get more information and will come back to you.
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theres a bunch of videos about it on the google webmasters youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm9onO...
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Hi Steve,

Just to let you know that you don't have access to the meta tag area on Yola unless you are adding something like keywords, Google Webmaster, descriptions etc - these are all available in the Properties of a page:


I gather you would like to do this for SEO purposes - is that right? Even though we don't have a way for you to implement the Canonical Link Element, we do have a range of SEO tutorials that will help you to get good rankings on search engines. You'll find that a lot of people get great rankings with Yola! Here's the link: http://www.yola.com/customer-support/...
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Grecu Cristi

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yeap, not to useful if the content match with the other page content (not entirely), google won't index that page, only if the canonical link element will be implemented.
so, I believe it has to be a way to do it, for each page.
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Google are softer than an approximation for penalising duplicate content. There has been a lot of stuff written on Webmasters by Mat on this and in cases where people are duplicating because of a different emphasis they probably won't be penalised by not using the rel con tag

Examples of this would be categories of products where they may be displayed as one category type and then reproduced again in another category where most are duplicated and there is not a penalty issued for such cases.