-- Google SEO News and Discussion
---- Does tagging URLs with reference parameters affect SEO?
- 3:07 am on Jan 22, 2013
Since this page is linked more than once on the Homepage and other high traffic pages, we found it logical to add a reference parameter at the end of the URL.
Logic is a means, not an end. (Everyone gets this wrong.) What purpose were you trying to achieve?
Along with the "rel=canonical", you can go to GWT and tell them to disregard the "ref" parameter.
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