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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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Duplicate and Canonical Issue? [duplicate]

I had question regarding ccTLDs, lets say, I have domain = domain.com but I found some one is copying my posts and paste at his domains at the same time, which seems to ccTLDs like domain.co.uk, ...
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Implementing canonical URLs for pages using filtering [duplicate]

I'm implementing a filtering option on my website where users can post and upvote images. The filtering options are: trending (by default) and new. The URLs are like this: example.com/tags/sunset/ ← ...
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When to split content pages for SEO keyword relevancy and ranking

There are times when we want to rank a single page for multiple similar keywords. For example, take the following page: https://example.com/organic-apples-benefits This page would discuss the ...
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Partner Hospitals - Two Domains - Shared Content

We are working on a a project for two local hospitals that are partnered. What they want is to have two separate domains (one for each hospital), but there will be content in both that is shared and ...
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Will adding canonical to known duplicate content create an issue?

I'm working on a site that has duplicate content as a consequence of its product catalog architecture, which categorizes products based on year (e.g. /2017/product-page vs. /2018/product-page). A ...
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SEO for websites with similar content?

One of my clients has four childcare websites with all similar content. Some content has been copied over to describe characteristics of their childcare centers and same with their about page which is ...
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New Joomla Website - Confused About 301's

My original Joomla website created numerous URLs that related to the same dynamically generated product page. I have changed website platform (not domain) but the products are the same but now have ...
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Months after implementing 301 redirects to a new domain name, the old domain still appears in Google but with snippets from the new domain

Background I had a single domain with 2000+ articles on a wide range of topics. For several reasons, I decided to split this site into several smaller, distinct sites, each on a separate domain name. ...
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Screaming Frog marking duplicate on noindex pages

Screaming Frog is detecting as duplicate all login pages of my site despite I have the directive robots-noindex. Do I have a problem on my site, or is just a false positive from Screaming Frog? It ...
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Do search engines ignore or penalize well known quotes when they are properly marked up <q> or <blockquote>?

I want to add quotes from artists on my site. I know that I can put these quotes into q or blockquote elements. Do search engines ignore these quotes? I do not want these quotes to affect my sites ...
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Should I build a second site just like the first but with a different keyword to rank for a synonym?

I have a listing site which lists freelancers in a very specific profession. In my site each place (city or so...) is a separated page. and it is focused on this profession keyword with the place name....
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White label website SEO rel=“canonical” vs rel=“alternate”

I am currently working on a white label website for a company. This is a "template" website to be re-branded for multiple affiliates, but the owning company will also make use of it. I'm worried that ...
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Can I use pushState for SEO on a single page application that is fully loaded on the first request?

I maintain a magazine-like website. It is a one page site with no AJAX involved, ie. the whole content is loaded every time a user enters the site. Dynamic content loading is not an option for now. I ...
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How to stop Google from indexing pages no longer used URL parameters

I made a complete rewrite of a webpage. The previous version was made in PHP and the whole URL scheme was like this: domain.com/?p=subpage The new webpage is just a couple .html files (that's a ...
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If people re publish my content could i get a duplicate content penalty ?

Ive found a number of duplicate sites that have copied all of my HTML, CSS, JS changed the logo of the company, placed the files on their own domain and are advertising them selves as a company doing ...
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Duplicate content on the same domain but different description title and keywords?

I have a question concerning a specific case of duplicate content when it is on the same domain. Let us assume that I have a Flash games website, and I want to rank the website for puzzle games ...
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Will Google penalize entire website for only one duplicate post?

My webiste was getting good traffic but after the one duplicate post, the entire website is not getting any traffic. I can see many urls are removed in search console. What to do next? Please help.
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how deal with translated LocalBusiness JSON-LD markup?

I have a JSON-LD markup (according to the Google's guidelines) for: Website with Logo LocalBusiness with AggregateRating and Reviews Breadcrumbs Suddenly I realized that every schema has a ...
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Do rel='next' & rel='prev' stop all pagination from being indexed but the first?

On an ecommerce website the category page of a type of product has pagination. A view all system isn't used because the page speed would be too high. The HTML rel='next' & rel='prev' links are ...
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What benefits are there to having both HTTP and HTTPS protocols indexed by Google?

Using HTTPS seems to be standard and more and more sites are making the switch and redirecting all users from HTTP to HTTPS. However I have come across some large sites that keep HTTP and HTTPS both ...
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How to Remove Duplicate Content Errors without 301s or Canonicalization?

I use Moz to crawl my site for meta errors, and I've gotten a lot of 'duplicate content' errors. In some cases, it says that page x has duplicate content to over 100 pages. I believe that pages are ...
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How can I resolve duplicate content issue for my 2 pages [duplicate]

Here is scenarios : URL 1 : http://www.example.com/topics URL 2 : http://www.example.com Some of top topic we are displaying in home page[URL 2] as well and that is necessary for us. Google ...
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SEO impact of redirecting pages for individual properties to pages that each list multiple properties

I just wanted to ask a question about a situation we have in job. We have Property pages that are e.g 3 bedroom, four bedroom these are on separate pages so they have a unique name but also there is a ...
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Dealing with Duplicate content and Keyword stuffed landing pages

I've started work on a newly acquired website app and am wanting to know the best path to deal with a large amount of keyword stuffed, duplicate content, landing pages. This website is a webapp ...
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Is it duplicate content to post content into social networks?

In my website, whenever I publish an article, I post that article with its corresponding image to Facebook and Google Plus. Is it duplicate content and penalty happens? And when someone searches the ...
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Will Google index images that we share on social networks?

I am developing an application and my team are advertising on it in Facebook, Instagram and Google plus. We are sharing creative and beautiful images in these networks, but unfortunately we don't see ...
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How can I prevent the Googlebot from indexing duplicate URLs?

I have duplicate URLs for each ad page. For example: https://example.com/ads/2161/%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B2%D8%B3_GS350.html https://example.com/2161/ I used the second URL for Twitter and Instagram posts....
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Duplicate title tags and meta descriptions after removing .html extension from files

Google Webmaster Tools/Search Console is giving me errors regarding duplicate title tags and meta descriptions. The website in question is a static HTML website. All documents do have a .html ...
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Will having a staging site hurt my SEO because of duplicate content?

I'm developing a site (WordPress) and have a staging site where I make changes and do testing. The two domains are example.com and staging.example.com. The contents of the sites are completely the ...
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Website metadata SEO: Schema.org, Open Graph, Dublin Core and standard meta vs. duplicate meta?

There are a lot of schemas out there. Which should I use for my website SEO? Which are useless or may even be harmful? I will explain my question by the description tag: Schema.org: This is Google's ...
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SEO : multiple pages with same content [duplicate]

My question: Is it bad from a SEO perspective to index different html pages that have (nearly-) identical content? I am hosting an AngularJS webapp that serves static html pages to search crawlers. I ...
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Duplicated webpage (HTTP & HTTPS)

my webpage is duplicated because of the SSL certificate (http:// example.com and https:// example.com). I want to redirect from http to https. But I have two questions: If my webpage has several ...
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Merge duplicate subbdomains on different domains without hurting Google rankings

I have 2 different websites with identical sub domains, example - invest.abc.com and invest.xyz.com, now both of these sub domains are ranking for different terms, so for 1 term only one sub domain ...
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If product titles are similar to category title, how does it affect SEO?

Let's say I have a product title of "Long Sleeve Shirts" Will it be okay if my products' titles are Children long sleeve shirts Family long sleeve shirts Couple long sleeve shirts So every ...
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Global Blog Post and Duplicate Content Penalties When Using hreflang For Language and Regional URLs

I am setting up a European regional website (translated). We will be using hreflang For Language and Regional URLs. If we post a global product update blog post, i.e. is relevant to all markets, would ...
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Form reuse and duplicate content

We have many sites all on separate domains but all share some common components. One component is a "Search Box" at the top of each home page that allows you to search for holidays. The search box is ...
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Duplicate titles being flagged are on pages with different languages

Google Search Console flags duplicate titles for the following pages on my site - they all have the title 'prodname' /de/products/georadar/prodname /es/products/georadar-gpr-radar-de-penetracion-...
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SEO Ramifications of Copying a Page to Stronger Domain and Setting Canonical URL to Point to New Version

I penned a blog post that ended up being covered widely. I'd like to turn it into a landing page page on my main product site which is on a different domain. I don't want to remove my old blog post ...
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Trailing slash dups

My short research on trailing slashes duplicate On page issues, covers only the dir & dir/ cases. But what about the /file.html & /file.html/. Are they acceptable both or one of them should ...
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How to test for Duplicate Content penalties from Google

I am working on a multi-lingual website where the content editors sometimes make partial translations of a page where the majority of the content is still the primary language (English). The website ...
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Duplicate content in event profile pages

I have a website which has events. Events have description, dates and locations. Single event may be held in multiple locations on different dates, but the description is still the same. How can I ...
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How to tell google (and other search engines) that some content belongs to a different website?

I have some content from a different website, and I want to tell google that. The content I have are mostly snippets of text and/or reviews. I have setup a canonical link in the head of the page ...
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Is it OK to “pause” an advert in terms of SEO?

I have a website along the lines of Craigslist, where users can post classified ads. Some users have requested a feature where they're able to pause/resume their ads. From an seo point of view, the ...
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Focus keyword in Ecommerce site: Should it be used in Product Category pages or Product Pages?

I am working on an E-commerce website on WooCommerce+WordPress platform. I am using Yoast SEO plugin for SEO. The Yoast SEO plugin recommends you that you can use only one focus keyword on only one ...
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How does a webmaster tell search engines to remove any indexed HTTP URLs/pages allowing only the HTTPS protocol to both remain and be indexed later?

Hello Webmasters of StackExchange and happy holidays! I signed up an hour ago and have read all the rules for asking questions. I've used StackOverflow for years but this is my first time joining a ...
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What is the solution for duplicate content cross domains? (like canonical link)

I am recently reading some articles about canonical links. It seems there's a limitation that when you add a link, it must be the same domain as the page. So is there any cross-domain solutions for ...
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how to fix blogger duplicate content m=1 m=0 problem

Anyone has a proven solution for blogger duplicate content indexing problem. My posts are indexed with m=0 and m=1 parameters. What I have done till now: blocked m=0 and m=1 on robots.txt (added: ...
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Do we have to submit the WordPress categories in search results? [closed]

I have submitted WordPress categories in search results and now I am seeing the "HTML improvements" area in webmaster tools suggest that single page having multiple tags is perceived as different ...
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Are duplicate pages that are never linked to bad for SEO?

I'm using WordPress and I added some rewrite functionality so that certain posts that normally have a link like: http://example.com/category/post-name Now look like: http://example.com/special/path/...
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HTML improvement detection of duplicate page titles on AMP

I integrated accelerated mobile pages (AMP) on my site and it seems OK but I did notice something on the HTML Improvement. It seems that some of my pages that have AMP are considered to have duplicate ...