Google’s definition of near duplicate content

According to Google’s Gary Illyes, near duplicate content is a piece of content that was slightly changed:

If you post pieces of content from other websites on your own website, this is near duplicate content for Google. It is also near duplicate content if you use all of the content from another website with different boilerplate content (headers, footers, navigational elements, etc.).

How to check your web pages for duplicate content

Among many other things, the website audit tool in SEOprofiler checks your web pages for duplicate content. The website audit tool in SEOprofiler makes sure that your pages do not contain errors:

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Tom Cassy

Tom Cassy is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at “”.

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