Google introduced that it had eliminated the popular area setting from the previous interface of the Google Search Console. It's gone – I can’t see it anymore and you cannot set it in Google Search Console anymore.
I imagine that the performance was a part of the toolbox of the launch – I imagine. I do know that they made some adjustments in 2006, however I believe it was launched with the instruments when it was launched. In 2008, they moved it to the settings part and when Google launched the brand new Google search console, Google determined to not transfer it and kill it.
Google has been saying for years that you do not want this setting. You possibly can merely use redirects or different strategies to speak the popular area to Google. Now, Google says the identical factor "You’ll find detailed explanations on easy methods to inform us your desire within the assist heart article Consolidating Duplicate URLs. Listed below are among the out there choices:"
(1) Use the rel = "canonical" hyperlink tag on HTML pages.
(2) Use the HTTP header rel = "canonical"
(3) Use a sitemap
(4) Use 301 redirects for eliminated URLs
Google added an important notice: "With depreciation, we’ll not use any most popular area configuration from the present search console." Because of this Google will not hearken to this data and it is advisable recheck the Google search outcomes to be sure that Google now selects the right canonical URL in your web site.
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