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Homepage Canonical Link


Adds a canonical link to your blog’s home page. As of version 2.9, WordPress adds canonical links automatically, but doesn’t place them on the homepage. This adds a link in your header block that helps with search engine optimization.

For more information on canonical links, see Matt Cutt’s blog entry


  • Install the widget using Add New from the Plugins menu in the WordPress admin dashboard. Search for Homepage Canonical Link.
  • Once activated, this plugin simply injects a canonical link onto your home page, with no further configuration required.

Contributors & Developers

“Homepage Canonical Link” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Renamed plugin PHP file to match directory


  • Initial release