Too Many Low Quality Pages Can Hurt Your Ranking

There was a time in 2004 when people create doorway pages or too many pages to get traffic on various keywords but not the time changed. Search engines are tool smart to find such spammy and low quality contents. Such pages can hurt your SEO efforts.  Therefore always have few quality  content liked by yours on your site and avoid dead pages.

What are dead weight Pages

Dead weight pages can be defined as pages with duplicate and no value content . Few examples are as below

  • WordPress category, archive and tag pages
  • Outdated blog posts with no value
  • Low-quality blog posts
  • Ecommerce product pages with zero sales
  • Archive pages
  • Thin content/boilerplate content
  • Old services pages

Just remove them and enjoy your search engine ranking with better SEO strategies


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I am CEO and Founder of Megrisoft and Submit Shop. I am more into planning of various web properties owned by Megri. I am also writer of my our own blogs on SEO, webmaster and regional relating to India and UK.