Duplicate Content

  • How Much Should We Still Care About Duplicate Content?

    … Ever since Google Panda was unleashed, duplicate content has been a focus of SEOs. In this instance, duplicate content is referred to as large blocks of content within the website that is repeated. The belief has been that duplicate content — although it is not cause for a penalty, unless it appears deceptive — hurts the overall quality…

    Mindy Weinstein/ Street Fightin SEO- 8 readers -
  • Closing a spider trap: fix crawl inefficiencies

    …. This escalates quickly, as you can see. If each and every one of these URLs were unique and wonderful, this would not be a problem, but usually, they’re not. So this causes a massive duplicate content problem. A spider trap is bad for your SEO because every time Google crawls (or “spiders”) a page in your trap, it’s not crawling actual content…

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

    …. Bounce Rate Whenever a visitor exits your website after only spending a short amount of time or they exit immediately after entering your website is called bounce rate. It is directly related to time on site, and Google considers the entry and exit time of visitors whenever they are ranking websites. If Google notices that you have high…

    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 (elements from) a page you link to. If implemented right, DNS prefetching will make sure a browser knows the IP address of the site linked and is ready to show the requested page. An example: Please note that if the website you are prefetching has performance issues, the speed gains might be little, or none. This could even depend on the time…

    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- 37 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: duplicate content issues on my shop?

    … If you own an eCommerce site, you might wonder how to optimize your category pages and your product pages. Could you have the same content on your category page and your product pages? If you have the same content on multiple pages of your website, would Google know what to rank first? Or would it cause duplicate content issues? This Ask Yoast…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 24 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 -
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