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It is a confusing state of affairs, but here are some pointers: Don't use the canonical tag in the way you were thinking. Content translated into several languages is not duplicate content. So you don't want to be pointing /fr/ --canonical--> /en/ at all. Use rel="alternate" hreflang="en" instead. Use canonical within a given language to account for ...


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Make sure the page is issuing a 302 header code. This indicates a temporary redirect and shouldn't adversely impact rankings if it's temporary. An alternative is a 503 maintenance code which does not impact Google ranks if it's temporary. Keep in mind that Google will legitimately assume the content being searched for can't be found and begin demoting if it ...


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Both them are good. But it is better to go with your second option. Edit : After launch your website fully, your aim is to get more traffic to example.com. isn't it? So start to optimize it now. At least you can set title and meta description as your future goal. Then add sign up page to it. When you launch the site you need to have change the content only. ...


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Google's documentation clearly states For language/country selectors or auto-redirecting homepages, you should add an annotation for the hreflang value "x-default" So in this case your x-default should be www.example.com and not www.example.com/en/. To simplify the answer, your use case does not seem to indicate any need for rel=canonical at all. ...


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I had faced the same situation with few of my clients & make a lot analysis upon it. Firstly you should need the answer about why it happened. Your Adwords campaign is configured for your TG (Including, Demographic, Age, Keywords, Interest etc) So you get the more leads from your campaign because the users landed upon it's already intent about to ...


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301 redirect is not an option in this situation. That's the first thing NOT to do. I think that best approach here is this second option (Rename index.html to moreInfo.html and put the landing page as index.html with a rel="canonical" to moreInfo.html(the old home page) as to preserve rankings and link equity) with this option, you are saving ...


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Next page path is deprecated . Google Analytics tracks the page you are on, and it records the page you came from. Since it can't know where you are going next, it can't record the 'next page'. In the application, the 'next page' is actually the same as the 'page'. The 'previous page' is where they came from. They intended that you use 'next page' and ...



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