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Editing the Templates?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Buliwyf, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Buliwyf

    Buliwyf Junior Member

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    Ive heard google spiders can detect duplicate templates and drop the ranking of sites based on it...
    what parts of the template should i modify to avoid such issues?

    thanks
     
  2. KlaAz0r

    KlaAz0r BANNED BANNED

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    footer? first thing the comes to mind, I never heard of this but I would chance all the links and text in the theme
     
  3. kokoloko75

    kokoloko75 Elite Member

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    Sincerely, I think not.
    Because that would mean that free templates ​​are not values, but no.
    Hundreds websites use the same themes without SEO problems.

    Nevertheless, I heard it wasn't advisable to use cracked templates...

    Beny
     
  4. eloquenceeee

    eloquenceeee Regular Member

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    It is not advisable to use cracked templates because people may have not taken the track back codes off properly. Once those are off, it is fine to use.

    There are no negative effects on SEO. Trust me, I know from experience.
     
  5. kokoloko75

    kokoloko75 Elite Member

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    Ah ok, I didn't know that but now that you say... :cool:

    Beny