Google’s John Mueller said it is best to disavow all the possible places the link may be pointing to, even if you redirect one URL to another and someone is linking to the original URL. But he said Google can follow and see “links between canonical URLs, so when there’s a redirect involved, you’d need to check which one is canonical.”

He said this on Twitter and suggested that instead of you manually checking what Google thinks is the canonical URL, you can just save the time and disavow both cases.

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Marie Haynes said:

Sometimes redirect chains and canonicals are not always so clear and transparent. So try to keep it simple.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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