In the modern world of search engine optimization (SEO), we’re seeing that more relevance is placed on the overall user experience of a website when it comes to ranking a website on search engine results pages. Part of this user experience has to do with the content that comprises a website. Because content has become such a necessary factor in ranking websites, it is incumbent upon webmasters, SEOs, and other web marketers to ensure that the content that is found on a website is not duplicated anywhere else on the web.
There are a few different ways to accomplish this. First, you’ll want to make sure that no duplicate content exists within your site. Next, you’ll want to make sure that your work hasn’t been plagiarized or is being used in other areas of the Internet. Both can be harmful in terms of SEO and it’s a good idea to identify duplicate content and get rid of it whenever possible.
Ways to Identify Duplicate Content Include:
If you think there may be duplicate content on your website or floating around on the web, take the time to check!