After reading a couple of articles, I found that in the past I have actually used some Black Hat without even knowing, on another website. I'm making changes to it now, but wondering if there is an easy way to check my sites to make sure I have not mistakenly done so before. I definitely want to avoid being on the wrong side of google!

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zydegeaux Premium
I joined something called BHW thinking it was an affiliate network. Turns out BHW stands for Black Hat World. There sre some very interesting posts on the site.
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
I wonder what google thinks of BHW site! <grin>
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zydegeaux Premium
They were pretty high on the page of affiliate networks when I searched
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Makinitwork Premium
Oh that's interesting I never knew what it was. Thanks for asking. Jen
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phillwon4 Premium
A black hat is some sort of hacker, I believe.
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ChrystopherJ Premium Plus
That is certainly one form of Black Hat :-) But there are many meanings for it, depending on context. For SEO it is any form of activity that is not organic, I.e. Purchasing 1,000 backlinks to your website or keyword stuffing etc.
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davehayes Premium
I never do knowingly. I choose a title... Then write
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Yes, I thought I always had, too. But it turns out, I made a few mistakes. It's a process...
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davehayes Premium
It is. I have yoast on one of my sites which is very helpful. Do you use it
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DianeK59 Premium Plus
Yes, Yoast is the first plugin I add to a new site! I use free on most but have the paid version on houseplantjoy.com and on another site. I'm not sure I'd recommend paid to everyone, but it gives me a little extra help.
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davehayes Premium
It's very useful
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CMacLellan Premium Plus
What is Black Hat?
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ChrystopherJ Premium Plus
Black Hat SEO is any form of SEO that is not organic, I.e. Purchasing 1,000 backlinks to your website or keyword stuffing etc.
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CMacLellan Premium Plus
Gotcha - Thank You!
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42Louise Premium
🎩🎩🎩🎩🎩🎩🎩🎩 - Who knew? 🤷‍♀️

I do now.
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CMacLellan Premium Plus
LOL...same
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42Louise Premium
👩🏻‍🦱 cheers
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