Document canonical link must be in the <head> section

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Canonical links are used to specify the preferred version of this web page. It is used to prevent duplicate content for search engines. They must be used within the <head></head> tags of your HTML5 document.

<head>
    <link rel="canonical" href="http://domain.com/the-preferred-page.html"/>
</head>

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Ensure that when you use canonical links they are inside the <head></head> tags. Otherwise they are rendered useless and search engines might not bestow enough love upon you.

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