What is Canonical Link Element?
It can help site owners with duplicate content issues. Google and other search engines like Yahoo and Microsoft Live announced their support for canonical link element.
I believe that the man that can best explain “canonical link element” is Matt Cutts. So, watch his video explanation below:
Video: Canonical Link element explained by Matt Cutts
If your blog is also running on WordPress, then you’re in luck. Yoast has created a plugin called wp-canonical. The plugin adds
rel="canonical" links to your blogs
You can download it at his website, just install it, and you are ready to go.
I found the Matt Cutts video on the new webmaster channel on YouTube. It is a good way to find out about new webmaster-related videos from Google.