Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from

Forum Moderators: bill & werty

Message Too Old, No Replies

Is Rss aggregator considered duplicate content?

is having a site that collects articles from various

12:09 pm on May 6, 2009 (gmt 0)

New User

5+ Year Member

joined:Sept 24, 2008
votes: 0

is having a site that collects articles from various specialized sites e.g.:sports considered having duplicate content
the articles are totally copied but with referring links to the author

[edited by: engine at 4:29 pm (utc) on May 6, 2009]
[edit reason] no specifics, thanks [/edit]

6:05 am on May 8, 2009 (gmt 0)

Administrator from JP 

WebmasterWorld Administrator bill is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member Top Contributors Of The Month

joined:Oct 12, 2000
votes: 131

We've had a number of threads asking about RSS being treated as duplicate content [google.com].

That content will be considered duplicate and in most cases it will be filtered from the SERPs. This isn't a penalty. It's just that you won't rank for someone else's syndicated content.