I wrote a motorcycle maintenance article but don't know if I should cite the Clymer manual I used as a reference. I may write several articles using this reference. Google will see duplicate content, the reference, in each of these articles and penalize their ratings. Has anyone else dealt with this problem?
A reference, meaning simply the source without any quoted text, should not cause a duplicate content issue. If you quote only a small snippet of text in a single article, this should not cause problems with regard to duplicate content, either. However, replication of the same quote in several hubs may be a problem. You can link to the external source, up to two links to the same site in each hub.
by Carolee Samuda 16 months ago
Can someone tell me how to post song lyrics without it being a duplicate violation?
by cupid51 8 years ago
Can I post an article to ezinearticles which I have already published in hubpages?
by Nicole Pellegrini 4 years ago
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by Catherine Giordano 3 years ago
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by Kate Swanson 9 years ago
I notice several disgruntled Hubbers on Eric's new Hub, saying they're leaving HubPages because of the duplicate content flags.They seem to be misunderstanding what the dup content flag is all about - either they think they're being penalized, or that the flag means they have to delete the Hub.I...
by Moon Daisy 8 years ago
Hello, here's something I've been wondering about for a while.I have a few articles on another site, which has recently announced that it's no longer going to pay international contributors. So I'm thinking it would be a good idea to move a couple of them over to HubPages (where we're...
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