Incorrect Canonical Url In Category Pages yields 404 errors if accessed
Last updated on JUNE 03, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Commerce Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The canonical URL includes the category ID twice in its link, causing incorrect canonical URLs that yield 404 errors if accessed.
Go to https://www.xxxx.com/category/137 open view page source code, search for "canonical". A link will be shown like this below, which is not a valid one for the crawlers.
https://www.xxxx.com/category/137/137, notice that the category ID is repeated.
Because of this issue, search engines are pointing to nonexistent pages, causing 404 errors for shoppers attempting to find products and the site.
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