Copyscape is an online plagiarism detection service that checks whether similar text content appears elsewhere on the web. It was launched in 2004 by Indigo Stream Technologies, Ltd.Copyscape is used by content owners to detect cases of "content theft", in which content is copied without permission from one site to another. It is also used by content publishers to detect cases of content fraud, in which old content is repackaged and sold as new original content.
Posts about Copyscape
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Odoo

    … backlink profile, there are a lot of issues that need to be addressed. The first, and most obvious, is the amount of press releases that make up their profile. These wouldn't be a huge issue as long as they are marked as nofollow, but there are a number that currently are still passing link equity, and that should be rectified as soon as possible…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 34 readers -
  • How to Avoid an SEO Disaster When Changing Your Website

    … Canonicalisation Broken internal/external links Image alt text You should also manually check for: XML sitemap Robots.txt Duplicate content (do exact match search "insert content" or use Copyscape) Pages indexed by Google (do a site: command in Google) Site speed and performance (here's a tool to check) URL structure Pages indexed…

    Moz Blogin SEO- 26 readers -
  • How to Avoid an SEO Disaster When Changing Your Website

    Posted by Richard_Foulkes The first thing any SEO thinks when a client says "I'm redesigning my website" is what impact will this have on all my work? In these events, often the client doesn't even consider telling their online marketing agency about the redesign until two days before launch. This resource will cover how to do SEO checks on your test site/development site to ...

    Moz User Generated Blog- 20 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: ShipHero

    Broadly understanding SEO concepts and effectively putting them to work for your online business are two very different things. To truly understand what a good SEO presence looks like, you need to take a look at other businesses and identify what they're doing right and what they need to work on. You can then use that information to make sure your website is doing everything co ...

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blog- 26 readers -
  • A Simple DIY Website Audit

    … Analytics Access to Google Webmaster Tools Copyscape A lot of patience and a web browser A victory dance for when you’re finished. Shot of Whiskey, a fine hard apple cider or glass of wine. A good site crawler. Before Your Run, You Gotta Crawl When you start your audit you’re going to need some data that will be easier to access…

    Jeremy Rivera/ AuthorityLabsin SEO Google- 32 readers -
  • Panda Audit 101: The Roadmap to Complete Panda Recovery

    … an assistant, consider adding columns for WMT data manually. The second step is to weed out duplicate content. Panda hates duplicate content, and it is one of the primary triggers to the diminished Quality Scores that have plagued so many webmasters since Panda’s release. Finding and removing it requires some help from Copyscape. You can use a feature…

    Marcela De Vivo/ Search Engine Watchin SEO Google- 13 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Everyday Health

    … Screaming Frog MajesticSEO Mozbar Open Site Explorer Copyscape Microsoft IIS Schema In a world without authorship, visual assets through schema mark up are extremely important for a business to have in order to make sure they are getting the most traffic out of their organic rankings. This means including relevant tags for appropriate…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Google- 33 readers -
  • What Have You Been Hit By? A Guide to Google Penalties

    … sources – use duplicate content checking tools such as Copyscape to identify any external sites which duplicate your site content. Pages thin on textual content – review your site pages and ensure that each contains at least 250-300 words of unique textual content. If any pages are short, develop them or consider if they’re needed at all. If you remove…

    Emma North/ Koozai.comin SEO Google- 27 readers -
  • How to Defend Against Content Theft

    …, so it make sense to link to other articles. Register for a Copyright If you write content, it’s automatically copyrighted. To take it a step further, you can actually fill out a government form for copyrighting your work. Like most form-based issues, it’s a bit tedious, but may be worth the effort. Here is the copyright form. Use Copyscape…

    Neil Patel/ Search Engine Journalin SEO Content Google Blogging How To's- 8 readers -
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