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Google's Best Practice For Site Language Variations rel="alternate" hreflang

     
11:14 am on Oct 1, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Google's Maile Ohye has published a helpful video for webmasters targeting multiple languages and country-based language versions.

The advice covers:-


  • Potential search issues with international sites
  • Questions to ask within your company before beginning international expansion
  • International site use cases
  • rel=”alternate” hreflang and hreflang=”x-default”: details and implementation
  • Best practices

    Google's Best Practice For Site Language Variations rel="alternate" hreflang [googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com]
  • 12:54 pm on Oct 4, 2013 (gmt 0)

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    Excellent - thanks for the heads up. I'm going through this right now. Good to see her address rel="canonical" as well. That said, I don't understand the logic of adding session and tracking IDs to the canonical URL.