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    Robot & Canonical Tags

    Hi All

    Just need a little advice. We have a UK domain which is our main site but also a EU domain which is a carbon copy of the UK site but prices are in Euros. At the moment we just had a robot.txt file disallowing all pages to prevent duplicate content issues, and the main traffic source is paid and email. I want to remove the disallow but dont want to cause duplicate content issues. Am I right in thinking if we add a canonical tag on all pages citing the corresponding page on the UK site as the original content this will solve the robot disallow issue without causing duplicate content issues.

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    Yes canonical tags will help you if you leave the current site content as is.

    Hreflang tags may be a solution for you. Here is a link from google to start you in the right direction...

    Last edited by KnowOneSpecial; Mar 21st, 2017 at 01:03 PM.
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    canonical and redirection techniques are best for duplicate pages that have difference of keyword or language or currency.

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