Site Scrapers and Syndicators

People that use your content without permission are lousy thieves, and you should embrace them.

Wait… what?

Content thief

That's right. There is an upside to the creeps that steal your content.

They are typically too lazy to change anything, including links you've included in your posts. So any links to other parts of your site will still be there to link back to you.

Don't freak out when you see people trying to make money on your words.

Help them by selecting the option so the RSS feed displays full text, as I mentioned in chapter four: configuring WordPress.

Reading Settings in WordPress

Also, Google is taking steps to assist authors of original content to get their due credit.

Take a look at the Webmaster Tools: Authorship page for information on optimizing your site, so Google can tell that you were the content author.


  1. I did not know about the Authorship option and how they are tying it in with Google+. Thank-you for that.


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