Among the million websites across the globe, you will find lots of websites that look identical. Even at times as a user you might get confused if you have landed at the one you search for. In such circumstances, a common question can come to mind if Google would penalise websites that look alike, following the latest content update rolled by Google.
This question might seem absurd to many, but Google’s John Muller has answered one such question recently asked by some bloggers. The question asked was “if two websites that look the same still rank in Google Search”.
These were the Question Asked
But answering to these questions, John Muller confirmed that for equal layouts the websites will not be penalised and will face no negative action for search results.
Answering the question he said,
He further added:
In his answers, Muller also mentioned about the priority of content though no questions were asked for the same.