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Old 13 Oct 2009, 01:27
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Originally Posted by ChopSuey View Post
I thought duplicate content or something was a myth or whatever.
Google thinks otherwise:
From the top of:http://www.google.com/support/webmas...n&answer=66359
Duplicate content generally refers to substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely match other content or are appreciably similar. Mostly, this is not deceptive in origin. Examples of non-malicious duplicate content could include:

* Discussion forums that can generate both regular and stripped-down pages targeted at mobile devices
* Store items shown or linked via multiple distinct URLs
* Printer-only versions of web pages

If your site contains multiple pages with largely identical content, there are a number of ways you can indicate your preferred URL to Google. (This is called "canonicalization".)
This tends to suggest that Duplicate Content is not a myth, and telling Google which version you wish to have indexed is a Good Thing.
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