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Using same shopping cart (buying) pages on multiple sites: SEO damage?

Does using the same buying pages for different websites affect SEO value?

   
11:22 pm on Jan 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Would search engines look on websites less favourable if they had lots of unique content (no duplication of content), were structured differently, and hosted on different C Class servers, but all fed through to the same shopping cart pages when somebody bought item(s)? How significant, if any, of a negative SEO value would this incur on the respective websites?

I'm getting contradictory opinions from different people.

Thanks in advance for the advice.
11:39 pm on Jan 27, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Offhand, I can't see any value in having someone's shopping cart details indexed, so I would put a ROBOTS NOINDEX tag inside all shopping cart templates.
12:24 pm on Feb 8, 2011 (gmt 0)

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Good point. Thanks for that.

Any other feedback please?
 

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