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Should canonical links for pagination include the page number, or are they not needed at all when using rel=next and rel=prev?

Yes, you are using canonical links correctly. Google and other search engines use your canonical tags. To resolve cases of where duplicate content exist ... Allow me to explain the correct usage ...
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Import Canonical URL for YOAST SEO using Database

Finally After several day, I found the answer in this link: https://larryludwig.com/how-to-make-bulk-edits-to-content-in-wordpress/ from There you can find the the table using this: SELECT * FROM `...
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Avoid duplicate content with rel=canonical

If you can, move stuff from www.example.com/location-b/beach-a to www.example.com/beach-a. Like this you won't have to deal with this issue, and you will give more "power" to one page ...
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Index content if there are external duplicates

As far as I know it's possible that google won't index my pages in this case. Correct. And even if Google indexes your pages, it will be hard to rank. Unless your website is much more popular than ...
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Canonical or noindex for almost(80-90%) duplicate content?

The Canonical tag would be the best implementation among the two you've proposed. Your solution page should point the canonical tag to your question page. As Google says, the canonical tag: "Can ...
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How to modify google selected canonical URL when the URL is not valid anymore

If the site does not exist anymore then it will return a 404 and will be dropped. Google does not drop a 404 ASAP because sometimes sites are down and they return, so normally one must wait for google ...
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Creating a fixed Canonical URL with dynamic periodical content

Changing the canonical often like that seems like something that Google algorithms might not like. I don't see this use case being mentioned on Googles help page: https://developers.google.com/search/...
2 votes

Why are two completely different pages considered Duplicate without user-selected canonical?

Googlebot Can't Tell the Difference Between the Pages Googlebot is not rendering your js, and to a crawler, these two URLs have identical source code: <!DOCTYPE html> <!--[if IE 9]> &...
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What actually happen when you repost content on different platforms?

Do all of the links from pages A, B, and C to calendar page bring the same value to the calendar page? If the pages are canonicalized, only one link will count. Important: just because A published ...
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Optimizing URL Parameters for Google Search

Urls get discovered by Google If they are linked externally If they are linked internally If they are in a sitemap that you submit. Even then, Google is under no obligation to index all your URLs. ...

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