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JoePublisher - 2:20 pm on May 16, 2011 (gmt 0)
Thanks for the heads up incrediBILL and I completely agree ...
|Allowing cross-domain canonical is just stupid IMO, what PhD didn't see this exploit coming? |
The Canonical Link Element should be for internal domain reference - <link rel="canonical" href="http://"> which carries more 'weight' and minimum link-juice.
The Original Source Meta Tag should be for external and cross-domain reference - <meta name="original-source" content="http://"> which carries less 'weight' and no link-juice.
Google designed both tags (and are busy trying to solidify a use for both) so why don't they tell us how to implement them 'properly' and assign them concrete tasks, one internal and one external?
Honestly it's not rocket science ...
[edited by: JoePublisher at 2:27 pm (utc) on May 16, 2011]
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