New answers tagged canonical-url
I completely understand what you are trying to do as I have run into similar situations with my real estate clients and their agents. For example: bob-smith.realestateco.com/how-to-buy-a-home mary-jane.realestateco.com/how-to-buy-a-home www.realestateco.com/how-to-buy-a-home Here the company wants to rank for this page but each agent wants to have their ...
I'd go with the canonical header. The purpose of it would be to tell search engines the preferred URL where the content should be indexed (so you can reap the benefit of any traffic those images send your way). Where the content should be indexed is not the same (in this case) as where it is served from and a canonical header seems like the appropriate way ...
I think this is a good way to solve this problem. I read something similar yesterday at moz.com Q&A Section (actually i thought it was the exactly same question as here) and it says cannonicalisation quite like 301 redirects in that case. You better read that yourself.
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