Google: Canonical Tags May Not Work With Other Inconsistent Signals, Like Redirects
Aaseesh from Google responded to a complaint about Google not picking up on a web site's canonical tags. He said that "even if you setup the canonical tags properly, other signals like inconsistent redirects can make Google not select your preferred URL."
And the above thread is one example of when being inconsistent can have a negative consequence in Google search.
Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help.
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December 6, 2018 at 06:10AM