Did you know that a good majority of websites out there these days utilize WordPress on the back end to keep them running? The amount of sites out there that use WordPress will shock you. According to W3Techs, WordPress powers 40% of all the websites on the Internet, including those without a content management system (CMS) or with a custom-coded CMS.
That’s a lot of internet content being posted using the same platform!
After all, it can make life really easy for anybody using it. In a number of cases, we’ll see that a number of best practices are applied to these WordPress sites, all thanks to plugins and the like.
Although building and running a WordPress site is fairly easy to run, there is an issue that we must consider – duplicate content. Because of duplicate content, a number of WordPress sites won’t rank, and that’s not a good thing if ranking on search engines is something you’re trying to achieve.
Adam Riemer of Search Engine Journal will tell us about the five most common types of duplicate content issues in WordPress and how we can fix them!