Duplicate Content

    • 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 is about the optimization of categ ...

      Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Content- 9 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- 10 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- 11 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- 13 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- 10 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- 15 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- 17 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 their content to other channels (eBay, Etsy etc.

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 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- 24 readers -
  • Do You Suffer From a Fear of Duplicate Content?

    …, then, I urge you to integrate some repurposing into your content marketing strategy. Learn more about duplicate content And, if you’re still concerned, here are some articles I found that explain the myths of duplicate content penalties: Google’s Matt Cutts: Duplicate Content Won’t Hurt You, Unless It Is Spammy Syndicated Content: Why, When &…

    Denise Wakeman/ Denise Wakemanin Social SEO Content- 27 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

    … – just perform the changes and then run a broken link checking software to find which links need changing. For this step, I use xenu link sleuth. Finally, update the robot.txt file with the following command: Disallow: /old-files/ 3. Duplicate Content Right Under your Nose General Description: Are penalties issued for duplicate content? Hardly…

    Ben Oren/ Search Engine Journalin SEO- 23 readers -
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