Duplicate meta title and description is harmful for seo?


Duplicate Meta title and description decrease your ranking in search engines ?

Consider the purpose of the title and meta description. They’re supposed to provide information about the page, which search engines can use in their results. (The title is also helpful to human visitors, of course.)

If you have several pages with the same titles and/or description, how do you expect a search engine - or anybody viewing search results - to distinguish between them and decide which is most relevant?


I think the likeley problem with duplicate tags is that only one of a group of pages with common tags will appear in SERPs.
So for example, if 10 pages had the same tags, 9 of them may be omitted from SERPs.

Google will not penalise your site for having duplicate meta tags or meta descriptions on your site. But it’s still bad SEO, and it’s still impact on website rankings.

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Those two statements seem to contradict each other.

How does that work?

Yes, it is better to have no meta title and descriptions than to have wrong meta title and descriptions. It will impact search engine visibility and have negative effects on your website.

yes you should avoid duplicate page title it will effect your pages for ranking because more duplicate content and duplicate titles you have in your website the pages will rank more worst in the search engine’s pagerank.

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Yes Duplicate meta title and description is harmful for a site. Search engines will ban your site because that content is already being indexed. You should avoid it, your rankings will also be affected.

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No, having no title or description is every bit as bad or worse than a duplicate. The answer is to have unique titles and descriptions.

It should not affect the whole of the site, just those pages with duplicate tags.

Wrong again, this is over reaction, they will not ban the whole site, it just means that the pages with duplicate tags will be affected.
If you have three pages all with the same title, two of the pages may be dropped from the SERPs and just one will appear.
Yes, that is bad for SEO, but it will not get your entire site banned from Google, it just means similarly names pages won’t appear in the same SERP.

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