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    Rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x”


    Hi,

    I have a client based in the US. He has a Spanish version of his whole website http://example.com/es

    I noticed that he is using canonical tags for the website.

    I was wondering if I should add the <link rel=”alternate” hreflang=”es” href=”http://example.com/es” /> tag.

    I've read that a canonical tag might be enough but I'm quite confused.

    Any ideas? Thanks
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    The canonical tag is used to tell Google what your preferred URL is for a given page

    What would you want, instead of canonical, is the hreflang. You can either do this with the tag you referred to or through the site map. More info can be found here: rel="alternate" hreflang="x" - Webmaster Tools Help
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    Thanks,

    Yeah I built the hreflang=”es” sitemap in the end. All been indexed now

    Thanks
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    Originally Posted by leehughes
    Thanks,

    Yeah I built the hreflang=”es” sitemap in the end. All been indexed now

    Thanks
    Glad it's all good.

    Just remember, as always with anything SEO, keep track of it and make sure it continues to prosper.

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