Dealing with duplicate content on your WordPress blog

  • By: Ned Wells
  • 19th December 2011
  • Category: SEO

WordPress is a great blogging platform. It’s free in its basic form although integrating into your website, as we’ve done at Cicada, may incur a fee. And there are loads of free plugins to enhance it for analytics, social, and anti-spam functionality to name just a few.

The more I use WordPress the more I’m discovering other great ways to enhance it and to find solutions to some of its shortcomings. One shortcoming I want to talk about today is this: whenever you create or use a category or tag in your blog, you provide multiple pathways for people to find your post. This is good. However, an effect of this is that you are creating multiple URLs for a single post.

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