Remove Canonical 0.1 Plugin

The Canonical Link Element

WordPress 2.9 has introduced a new SEO feature: the support of the canonical link element. For some users, this is a nice new feature. In some cases however, advanced users will not like to let WordPress decide for them how to manage canonical URL’s.

About Remove Canonical

This plugin disables the automatic addition of the canonical link element by WordPress. It is meant for use with WordPress 2.9 or newer.

License terms

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


Please read the license terms above before you download the software. If you do not agree with these terms, do not download or use the software.

If you agree with these terms, you may download the plugin (.zip).


  • Download the file and unzip it.
  • Copy remove_canonical.php in your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  • Activate the plugin from the WordPress Plugin Management page.


Remove Canonical was inspired by – 2nd Door Of Our Advent Calendar .

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