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How canonical tags helped Waterstones solve a product ranking nightmare

The canonical tag is used by webmasters to alert Google to duplicate content or, perhaps more accurately, multiple versions of a page.

But what happens when websites don't use canonical tags? How much of an effect does it have on rankings?

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Kiss your duplicate content worries away

Duplicate content is one of those SEO issues that can be a real pain to deal with. While Google says it doesn't 'penalize' duplicate content unless the duplicate content is clearly the result of malicious behavior, that doesn't stop webmasters and SEOs from worrying about it.

While such worries may be overblown, there are legitimate reasons why duplicate content can become problematic.

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