Let's say that I have a 2 parent Product Categories as follows:
- Decor: You can browse all Decor related products here. From a Navigational perspective, this will allow visitors to browse via Products.
- Kitchen: You can browse all Kitchen related Products here. From a Navigational perspective, this will allow visitors to browse via Room.
Then let's say the site has a Food themed Clock. As such, this Product could be placed within both 'Decor' and 'Kitchen'. As such, product the follow URL structures:
Obviously, the issue of duplicate content would need to be dealt with first. To deal with this, the product page, would contain the following entry:
I am aware that Canonicalisation is a way to 'tell' search engines the preferred version of a URL and thus, where to distribute its PageRank etc.
With the product page, now appearing within both Product Categories, will it pass any context to its respective Product Categories? With the mentioned product page being optimised for both 'decor' and 'kitchen' related keyword(s), would this inform search engines and as such, help contribute to the context of both Product Categories?