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I have one link in main nav example.com/photo but i want to add more links on page, which go on same page as this nav.

Will this example.com/photo# help me avoid duplicate link to same page?

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Why do you want to avoid "duplicate links"? These are simply in-page links, there's no "duplicate content" here. –  w3d Apr 8 at 21:25
    
Well i got this request from my employer to include in my links, his "SEO guy" told him this, so i am just checking if this is true or not? –  Dušan Apr 8 at 21:30
    
Does this have any sense, to put # on end, and nothing is after it? –  Dušan Apr 8 at 21:31
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Links on the same page, to the current page(?), but with # appended? I'm not sure that I follow exactly? Simply adding # (an empty fragment identifier) on the URL does not make much sense to me. –  w3d Apr 8 at 21:41
    
Adding these links on homepage, to go on a new page /photo, but as i said i have /photo included also in main nav. My tought exactly is that this doesn't make sence, that is why i am asking question here :) –  Dušan Apr 8 at 22:07

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Duplicate links is not an SEO issue unless someone is doing page rank sculpting, in which case use rel=nofollow on the duplicate link (though I really wouldn't bother as I don't think this works any more, and it was of negligible benefit when it did.)

If you mean is a # on the end of a URL counted as a separate page, then no it is not. It is an anchor to the same page.

Even if it did count as a separate link, Google would just choose one of them as canonical.

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You can have two or more links from one page A to a page B. There is no issue here. You are not going to be penalized. There is no need to avoid duplicate links to same page. Your SEO guy is wrong.

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