Duplicate Content

  • Closing a spider trap: fix crawl inefficiencies

    … and keep it optimized with Yoast SEO Premium » $89 - Buy now » Info What is a spider trap? A spider trap is when you create a system that creates unlimited URLs. So Google can spider a page and find 20 new URLs on it. If it then spiders those 20 URLs, it finds 20 * 20 new URLs. If it then spiders those 400 URLs, it finds 400 * 20 = 8,000 new URLs…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 9 readers -
  • Why You Need a Responsive Web Design to Help Your SEO

    … having massive amounts of bounce rate. Having a mobile responsive design will not only help you have an appealing design, but it will also help you deliver your content in an organized, easy to comprehend, crisp, and overall clean page. Duplicate Content No matter how advanced Google’s crawlers are, they will still need direction from…

    SEO Hacker Blogin Social SEO- 23 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: meta descriptions and excerpts

    … your text for both meta descriptions and excerpts, and whether Google approves of this reuse. Renee Lodens sent us an email with the following question: “Is there a way to bulk copy the Yoast SEO meta descriptions to the excerpt field? Also, is this considered duplicate content?” Watch the video or read the transcript further down the page…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 16 readers -
  • How to create SEO-friendly content

    …, it’s still up to you to offer your unique perspective that will add value to the particular topic. Copyscape is a plagiarism checker that can help you test your site’s content for its originality. Duplicate content, by and large, is not appreciated by search engines and it won’t help you rank higher in SERPs. If you find it difficult to come up…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content How To's- 21 readers -
  • Metadata and SEO part 2: link rel metadata

    … or to prevent duplicate content issues. The link rel tags come in a lot of flavors. I’d like to address the most important ones here. Use rel=canonical to prevent duplicate content Every website should use rel=canonical to prevent duplicate content and point Google to the original source of that content. rel=canonical is one of those metadata elements…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Moving SEOno to HTTPS: How Using Cloudflare Caused a Duplicate Content Issue

    … A few days ago, I moved this blog to fully (and only) HTTPS. I’d been on Cloudflare for a few months but I didn’t realise that it was inadventently causing a site-wide duplicate content issue (between HTTP & HTTPS URLs). In this post I document the discovery of the issue, the process I took to fix it, and the potential knock-on effects…

    SEOnoin Content How To's- 33 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: duplicate content issues on my shop?

    …. Does Google see my pages as duplicate content?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Want to outrank your competitor and get more sales? Read our Shop SEO eBook! » $ 25€ 25 - Buy now » Info Duplicate content on your shop? Check out the video or read the answer below! The answer is simple: Yes. So what should you do is optimize your…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 21 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: Duplicate content on LinkedIn Pulse

    … on Pulse, as the one you post on your own site? Or should you post an excerpt and link back to your site? Does Google consider content on Pulse as duplicate content? Joost will answer this question in this Ask Yoast. Guy Andefors from Stockholm in Sweden emailed us the following question: “Can we safely republish an entire blog post on Pulse…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 32 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: importance of using excerpts

    … about the following question: “Why is it important to use the excerpt? Doesn’t Google consider this to be duplicate content?” Check out the video or read the answer below! Optimize your site for search & social media and keep it optimized with Yoast SEO Premium » Buy now » Info The importance of using an excerpt “The excerpt is that bit…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 28 readers -
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