Google: Best Approach For Syndication Partners Is To Use rel=canonical

Dec 2, 2019 • 7:39 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Syndicate Canonical

Google said the best approach for when you allow others to syndicate and publish your content is to make them use the rel=canonical attribute, so Google knows where the source of the article is.

Google said on Twitter "For syndication, using rel=canonical is the best approach (it doesn't guarantee only one version is shown though)." Google is saying here it helps but won't 100% guarantee that only one version of the content will be shown in Google. Google may still show a syndication partner if all the signals are not clear and consistent.

Here is the tweet:

We covered this before when Danny Sullivan from Google went on about this saying make your syndication partners canonical to your content.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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