Questions tagged [duplicate-content]

The same content on different webpages, including on pages on different websites. Search engines may penalise websites which have duplicate content on them.

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Canonical or noindex for almost(80-90%) duplicate content?

I have a site where I provide solutions to problems/questions. In my CMS, the 'Question' and 'Solution' are two different content types. The solutions are embedded within the Question pages. For ...
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Preventing cannibalisation across content mentioning same keywords through hyperlinks to core content

Is it possible to prevent cannibalisation by hyperlinking a keyword on a piece of content to the core content that is optimised for that keyword? Example of what I mean: Core content - optimised for ...
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SEO concerns of similar websites on same hosting account [duplicate]

We have 2 separate companies in different locations, each with its own website and distinct URL. Currently, both companies offer the same products and services, but that may change in the future. Due ...
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Does Googlebot see duplicated content when content is shown in a loop with JavaScript?

One of the projects I have recently developed uses SwiperJS slider with loop option set to true. It generates duplicated slides which makes sense. Since each slide represents an article the SEO guy ...
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How should I remove duplicate content caused by URL parameters that's already been indexed by google? [duplicate]

On our website, we have many "project" pages with a similar URL structure. Ex: acme.com/projects/unique-project-title Another site that backlinks to us uses utm parameters (and we want them ...
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Does Google care about query string case sensitivity, and also does it care about correctness of casing?

Consider these two query string parameters: ?category=healthAndBeauty ?category=healthandbeauty Does Google differentiate them? What is Google's behavior if it finds both of them in my website for a ...
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Do i need hreflang or rel for translations in different domains?

I have a page in russian and I've decided to translate it using a completely different domain, so that it can be easier to remember. However, I'm using a page builder (elementor) which makes it really ...
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Woocommerce multisite seo and duplicate content

I have a client who runs a renting business. Actualy he's got an old wordpress where clients fills a form containing name, adress, the product they want to rent plus other optional infos. When he ...
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Duplicate content tabs and page pagination

These tabs are being marked as duplicate content on our website although we don't have tabs on the specific webpage Also, there are post pages where we see the page count being marked as duplicate ...
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Should I create a separate webpage for related keywords?

I am setting up a website for a dentist in Turkey, and I'm not sure whether or not I should set up two different webpages for "Dental Veneers Turkey" and "Laminate Veneers Turkey". ...
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Domain indexed by Google when using WPGraphQL to fetch content from our WordPress installation

I have a WordPress blog at https://example.blog domain. My main website domain is https://example.in. I am using WPGraphQL to fetch posts from the WordPress blog to my main website developed in React ...
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Should I block the '_next' directory in a site using Next.js with robots.txt?

We are using Next.js for our website. A major part of its advantage is that it loads all linked pages on the fly as the user is viewing the page. It does so by making different calls to: /_next/xxx ...
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Does partial duplicate content hurts SEO? [duplicate]

I have a website that offers different services, and a unique page for each of those. Thing is, I want every individual page to be self sufficient, so I have the contact form on every page, and also ...
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SEO impact of default language duplication vs redirects

On our public gatsby website we have two languages: nl and en. Our default language is en, so we have /..., /en/... and /nl/.... So for one piece of content we have the following links: https://www....
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Is it harmful for SEO to repeat the same call to action at the bottom of every page?

My website consists of 4 pages. These pages explain what programming languages are. On all the pages above, there are articles and images about why you should get software service from me after the ...
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Remove DMCA removal notice from Google search results

I found a webpage which merely copied my blog entry, so I submitted a DMCA notice to Google. The notice was accepted and the page was removed from the Google search. This happened a couple of weeks ...
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how to Stop robot to copy my content [duplicate]

My site is top in search result, recently I see some website copy my theme and publish my post exactly same to my site. it affect my SEO an rank. is there any way I can stop them to copy my content? ...
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Should I add link to copied text for SEO?

Should I prevent my users from 'stealing' my content by adding a link as a source when a text is copied? I am just wondering, because I see a lot of spammy website using my content. If I would do this,...
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How to optimize SEO for reddit-like sites with many of ouf outgoing links and "copy pastes"

Reddit is quite popular and generates a lot of traffic. However, they must have invented some interesting strategies how to deal with SEO issues. I mean they have two SEO antipatterns as features. ...
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How to correctly set up multi-language websites in NextJs for SEO? (avoid duplicate content)

I will have 5 websites, so 5 different domains .lt .com .lv .et .ru Each of them will be translated in all the other languages using subfolders system offered by Next. - example.lt - example.lt/en -...
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Hundreds of very similar pages, but that make sense for the user. SEO damage?

On my website, from a user point of view, it makes sense to have these pages: https://www.example.com/is-730-a-good-score https://www.example.com/is-731-a-good-score https://www.example.com/is-732-a-...
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Quickest way to remove many dynamic pages with duplicate content due to a spider trap

I have an angular JS site that is reliant on google rendering the pages. I created a spider trap and have about 9000 pages in the index which most are duplicate content. Each page that is currently ...
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Duplicate Content Issue - Local SEO [duplicate]

I have a website where we created a unique and informational content and now we want to target same content City wise. So I don't have much to change as just changed the city name for other pages. So ...
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Many pages with almost the same content but different in some area name keywords [duplicate]

If I run a car fixing business which I can offers services to every part of USA. Then If I create 1000-1500 pages (or maybe higher than this) which each page has almost the same content but only the ...
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Old Site URLS are marked as Duplicates after Site Migration

site migration gone wrong- > https://imgur.com/1qbbLf6 3 weeks After a failed site migration and 95% of my traffic gone (see screenshot), I decided to remove the redirect from the old sitemap, so ...
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Encouraging self-canonical on international websites with legitimate duplicate content

We are selling the same products on several websites having country-specific domain names. The website template is always the same, and the content language normally differs based on country, except ...
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Can I use the .htaccess file or another solution to address www and non-www duplicate content issues?

Ahrefs is returning a series of duplicate content URLs for my own website i've asked them about and which they've said needs to be addressed on the CMS side, and which they cannot help with. The ...
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Someone clones my web-site. How to know who

My problem is someone copied my site. I have already 2 duplicates of my site. Is any chance to know who and how do that? My web-site based on tilda.cc.
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Does Google consider a website that publishes data reports (same words, different numbers) as duplicate content?

I am working on a website that generate reports from a template. This template will be using the exact same keywords but different numbers to generate webpages that contains reports. The generated ...
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If I use content from one domain on my other domain, but spread it - how do I implement the canoncial tag?

I used the content of one of my domains (nameA.example/ContentA) and copied it to another domain, but on several pages: nameB.example/ContentA1 nameB.example/ContentA2 nameB.example/ContentA3 and so ...
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Duplicate content and the HREFLang Attribute

If you have example.com written in British English and then an HREFLang alternate of example.com/en-gb/, so both pages have exactly the same copy in the same language. With the correct technical set ...
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Can cursor based pagination be used for SEO?

We have a category page which may contain hundreds of thousands of posts. We want to paginate these results using cursor based pagination. The base page may look like: www.example.com/topic/category ...
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How does google handle pages with similar/same content but with a different context?

Let's say we have XY HTML pages, where some of content is shared. Example page 1. Url: example.com/lists/best-rated-food-italy Title: Best rated food in Italy <h1>Best rated food in Italy</h1&...
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What canonicals and other meta tags should be used for the same page with different versions specified by URL?

I'm the maintainer of a popular tool that helps many projects to create documentation websites. We support versioning, which means that the documentation will be "fixed" to a specific ...
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Seobility "Text Duplicate" error from separate mobile and desktop menus

My website has 2 menus: 1 is used for mobile devices and the other for desktop devices. When I test my SEO in "Seobility.net" I get the message "Text Duplicate". (Image attached) ...
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Google Search index duplicates and Single Page Application (SPA) serving dynamic content

The problem is the following: the SPA has only one index page instructing the browser to load a Javascript bundle that will serve dynamic content (typical Angular application). The content served is ...
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Two subages on one website with almost identical content

I'm creating a website that is comparing stuff, let's say it compares programming languages for the sake of explaining my question. I'm building a structure where the url/slug will contain the two ...
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How crawler decides which one is original if use the canonical tag (self reference) on each version of the duplicate content or page?

To understand the query, let's take two sites https://www.abc.example/a https://www.xyz.example/a https://www.abc.example/a is an already existing site (it is already self canonicalize <link href=...
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Similar content not ranking for 50 states, but ranking for US territories

This is a follow up on a previous question I asked regarding the best way to set up my website to appropriately show up on Google. I have a calculator for each US state: let's say you plug in your ...
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Recover Google rankings after overwriting one page with another and getting the duplicate content excluded

One of our pages was on page 1 of Google for a very important keyword. Some mistake from our developer team caused a disastrous issue in indexing that page. The parent page and the child page used the ...
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Will deleting and re-upload my new site site help Google index it and resolve duplicate URLs that are now fixed?

I uploaded a new site with a domain name https://example.com (actually the domain consists of 3 words concatenated together). If i do a google search for those three words in Google, the site does ...
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SEO best practice for page that is the same for 50 US States

I have a calculator for each US state: for example let's say you plug in your income and it tells you your state tax rate, which depends on your state. The calculator has the same UI for ever state, ...
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Why does Google AdSense see content taken from my old site on the Internet Archive as plagiarized?

Some years back I hosted a blog but unfortunately the blog wen off, so later I hosted another blog with a different domain because the older one has been taken. So I grabbed all my content from http:/...
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Screaming Frog reporting duplication between two canonicalized pages

I have Page-A with canonical pointing towards page B. Page B should be considered the original and should be ranked in SERPS. But the Screaming Frog crawler is showing that page A and B are ...
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Delete old articles or perform redirect to the new one covering the same topic?

In my site, I had noticed that I have 2 old articles for the same topic but diffrent content as below: Data Migration Part 1 Data Migration part 2 Now I have a new article that already published ...
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SEO: How to handle common content to multiple countries (subfolder strucuture) that has "local links" depending on the country

Goal: SEO-friendly muti-country mono-language web with common contents across countries that need local links I have to build a SEO-optimized website with: MULTI-country (multiple Spanish-speaking ...
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SEO impact of adding the same statement to each blog article

What is the SEO impact of adding the same statement in each of my blog articles, specifically at the end of the article? Ex: Please, if you have any question reach me up at GitHub issue Is there any ...
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Almost Duplicate Description but different images, internal links and meta title and description

I am creating a real estate website and I have thousands of property pages in the similar location. For the property in the same locations, the property descriptions are almost similar like as follows ...
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Can Googlebot discover a new subdomain through a DNS CNAME chain?

I have a website - www.example.com - which is listed on Google, domain verified in Search Console, sitemaps submitted, canonical urls all in line. This is my only domain that is "out there" ...
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Unpublishing content from google index

How do I unpublish content from my old site from google index database to prevent it from duplicating on my new domain name.
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