Copyscape: How to Use Copy Scape and Alternatives?


Wonder what Copyscape is?

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Copyscape is an online service that will let you find out who is copying your blog posts and using RSS feeds to create RSS feeds. Although Google copy content takes spam seriously, sometimes due to duplicate content and search engine algorithms, Google may consider the copied content to be original, and you may lose search engine rankings due to the content being copied.

Although we know how to fight a blog plagiarism, before that it is important to know which blog is copying your content and this is where copyscape comes into the picture.

How to use Copyscape?

Copyscape offers a free and premium version.

To begin with you can try their free version and if necessary, you can always try the premium version of Copyscape.

Go to the Copyscape homepage and type in your blog address and press the GO button.

On the next page, you’ll see results from the page that copied the posts from your blog. If you are using notes and other features of social bookmarking websites, you can see such results here.

Now try to find hosting and other details and reference this post to report websites that are copying content from your blog.

At the time of writing, I might not go for the premium version of Copyscape, but in the future, I will definitely try the premium version of it.

Once you know which website / blog content is copying from your website, the next task is to report it to webhosting, blogging companies like (Medium, WordPress, Blogger) and do it with Google search To be removed.

Usually, I don’t really pay much attention to anything other than being removed from the search engine.

The below mentioned guide will help you to remove the post from the search engine.

Copyscape Alternatives:

In recent times, many new Copyscape Alternative have emerged. The most popular one is Grammar which is available as a web app, downloadable app and chrome app.

Do you know if you are using Copyscape or any alternative tool for Copyscape to find people who copy your blog content?


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