Google: there’s no need to block boilerplate text

On Twitter, Google’s John Mueller said that it’s not necessary to block shared pieces of content on pages (headers, footers, etc.):

How to find duplicate content on your web pages

It’s not a problem to use the same footer on all web pages. Duplicate content, however, can have a negative impact on the rankings of your web pages. The website audit tool in SEOprofiler helps you to find duplicate content on your website:

Find duplicate content

Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "http://blog.seoprofiler.com".