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...is it considered to be duplicate content if the site is in another language which happens to be an exact duplicate? Google doesn't consider the same content translated into different languages as duplicate content since the same content in English that's translated into French is different, unlike the same content appearing twice in English, as ...
The purpose of hreflang is to help Google with geotargeting your website, especially if you are having all your language versions in different subfolders on a gTLD domain (like .com, .net, .org etc.). So its main purpose is to serve the correct version of your website to the user, depending on their language and region. It can also help prevent from ...
Why creating pages for each language is pointless? That is the only way of doing it, you can put your keywords to same page in every language, but that looks bad and you might get penalized by Google too. Istockphoto for an example has separate pages for different languages too. To be more precise they have them under different subdomains.
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