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example.com VS example.com?s=b123? Are they the same to Google?

   
11:31 pm on Feb 7, 2011 (gmt 0)



I am having some articles written about my company, in the links I want to track where the leads are coming from.

Am I loosing link juice or power if I make the link example.com?s=b123 vs just example.com? Does Google know to ignore everything after the ? or do they treat them as two separate pages?
7:16 am on Feb 8, 2011 (gmt 0)



you can use the canonical tag or set google to ignore this parameter through the webmaster tools.
9:31 am on Feb 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

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By default they will treat them as two different pages, because a ? validly generates a different url.
5:05 pm on Feb 8, 2011 (gmt 0)



Thanks guys. I don't want them to ignore it completely because I want to see through google analytics who entered at this url, but I will use the canonical tag on that page. That will pass any rank to that page back to my main page, so that's what I want. Thanks guys.
 

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