Duplicate Content

    • Ask Yoast: Duplicate content on LinkedIn Pulse

      Social media is not only an important part of your marketing strategy, but it’s important for your SEO strategy as well. LinkedIn publishing platform Pulse is one of the many content publishing platforms out there. You can read stories and news from other publishers, and you can publish your own content.

      Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 8 readers -
    • Ask Yoast: importance of using excerpts

      Want to know how to create attractive archive pages? And how to increase click-through rates to your posts or pages? Make sure to write short and appealing excerpts for every post or page. The excerpt should be a teaser to get people to read your post. In this Ask Yoast, Joost explains the importance of using excerpts.

      Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 8 readers -
  • DIY: Duplicate content check

    … Duplicate content might confuse Google. If your content is on multiple pages on your or other websites, Google won’t know what to rank first. Prevent duplicate content as much as possible. Perform a duplicate content check every now and then to find copied content. In the XML sitemap section of our Yoast SEO plugin, we have predefined a snippet…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoast- 12 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: www and duplicate content

    … If content on different urls is the same, search engines don’t know which url to show in the search results. We call this a duplicate content issue. And it can hurt your rankings! Unfortunately it happens more often than you’d think. Did you, for instance, ever think about the consequences of www or non www versions of your site? At Ask Yoast…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 8 readers -
  • Yoast SEO: hidden features

    … There are many choices on how to optimize your site. When we develop our Yoast SEO plugin we don’t translate all these choices into settings. In fact, we try to make as few settings as possible! If we think something should always be on, it’s on. We call these features ‘hidden features’, because as a user you’re not necessarily aware…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 14 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: RSS importers and duplicate content

    … At Yoast we’re happy to help you with your SEO question! This time we received a question from Diana. She’s asking: “Does Google consider it as duplicate content when I import my articles from one blog to my main blog using an RSS Importer? Will I be penalized by Google in some way?” Watch the answer in this video or find it in the transcript…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO Content- 15 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: product feeds and duplicate content

    … Previously in Ask Yoast, we took Kathy’s question about selling products through multiple channels and the risk of duplicate content. More webshop owners seem to struggle to avoid duplicate content. Like Stephan ten Cate, who has send the following question to ask@yoast.com: “A lot of webshops (e.g. Magento) use product feeds to distribute…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 15 readers -
  • How to Fix Duplicate Content and Improve your SEO

    … Duplicate content is a SEO issue many SEOs or content marketers probably have experienced once a time in their daily routine. Content marketers who spend time to create qualitative content strategies do not want to get penalized for duplication or near duplicates. In 2013, Matt Cutts stated that 25% of the web was duplicate content, you can find…

    Relevancein SEO Content How To's- 23 readers -
  • Do You Suffer From a Fear of Duplicate Content?

    How do you feel when you see or hear the phrase “duplicate content?” Do you feel a little anxious and wonder what will happen if your site is penalized for duplicate content? Maybe your site gets shut down or it gets deindexed by the search engines and no one can find you online anymore. Since you’re reading this article, I’m willing to bet you don’t engage in any “black hat” SEO practices.

    Denise Wakeman/ Denise Wakeman- 25 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: webshops and duplicate content

    … Do you have a question about SEO? In the series Ask Yoast we answer topical SEO questions from our readers. Don’t hesitate and send us your question! You might get a personal answer on video! Today’s question comes from Kathy. She’d like to know: “How do you handle duplicate content if you sell products on multiple channels (eBay, Etsy etc). Do…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 8 readers -
  • 8 Advanced On-Page SEO Techniques Your Boss Expects You to Know

    … After over a decade of doling out penalties, Google has caused the rise and demise of manipulative SEO methods. Many professionals have nearly forgotten the broad space for manipulation enabled by on-page SEO, and are acting on a very basic level, be it as a result of added caution or perhaps habit. No, this isn’t another article about title…

    Ben Oren/ Search Engine Journalin SEO- 21 readers -
  • Thin or Duplicate Content: Not a Safe Bet for E-Commerce SEO

    … URLs. Category A – Product A – /category-A/product-A/ – Canonical = /category-A/product-A/Category B – Product A – /category-B/product-A/ – Canonical = /category-A/product-A/ Product Review Pages The product review pages on an e-commerce site should be canonicalized or noindexed via X or meta robots tag like in earlier cases. WWW or Non-WWW URLs Using…

    Alan Smith/ Search Engine Journalin SEO Content- 14 readers -
  • Avoiding Black Hat: Old SEO Strategies You Need to Terminate

    … in rankings as well. Duplicating Content There was a time when syndicating content on the Internet was absolutely fine. By and large, this is still the case, but if you're doing it you need to make sure that you aren't just providing duplicate content across your site. Google has recently said that syndication and content duplication is fine as long…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO- 16 readers -
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