Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Quoting and Duplicate Content

  1. #1

    Quoting and Duplicate Content

    Just a quick question:

    When you quote text in this forum (say for example an article from another site), can the search engine read this text and penalize the site for duplicate content? i.e. is quoted text any different from unquoted text?


  2. According to Matt Cutts, there is no duplicate content "penalty" per se. Google just removes sites from the SERP results for certain searches where the content is "too similar."

    The way I read this in the context of quotes is "You probably won't rank for the quoted text, but you will be able to rank for other text on the page."

    My site Famous Quote ranks reasonably well for several SERPS.
    Submit Your Webmaster Related Sites to the NB Directory
    I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.

  3. #3
    ^I agree, when I visit other forums see articles from other websites, when I would search for the resource for the content, it can show many sites with the same content. here if an example.


Similar Threads

  1. Need WP Help. duplicate content
    By Sami4u in forum Wordpress
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 9 November, 2009, 20:01 PM
  2. Rss directories and duplicate content
    By Szise in forum Promoting
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 3 November, 2009, 16:37 PM
  3. Duplicate Content: Fact or Fiction?
    By moonshaneisle in forum Promoting
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 20 August, 2009, 18:21 PM
  4. Detecting Duplicate Content
    By GameOver in forum Business
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 17 May, 2009, 09:20 AM

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts