What is a canonical URL?

On a website, if a page B implements a rel=”canonical” link tag with URL of page A, do robots follow every links in page B? Ad, Paris Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: www.google.com Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: twitter.com

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