PlagSpotter: Free Online Plagiarism Checker (Beta)

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PlagSpotter is free online plagiarism checker that helps you to detect duplicate content online. By using this online plagiarism checker you can know about the websites showing duplicate content and sullying your hard-earned reputation.

You must know that most of the genuine online ad providers hate duplicate content and might penalize your website for doing so. Also, search engines specially Google has zero tolerance for such content and might disallow links from a website hosting duplicate content. Its unbelievable, but true that a premium online application such as PlagSpotter is available for free (at present). Depending upon the extent to which your content has been copied; you can take necessary action against those filthy websites and safeguard your web presence.

Getting started at PlagSpotter is simple and you are not required to create an account. On homepage, you will be presented with the interface for entering the online URL whose content you want to check online.  Have a look at the screenshot placed below:

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Using PlagSpotter Free Online Plagiarism Checker:

You cannot upload text files from PC or copy-paste. PlagSpotter works only for webpages that are directly assessable online and not protected under any password or authorization mechanism.

The procedure to check webpages at PlagSpotter has been stated below:

  • The only thing to be done is to enter the online URL of the webpage that you want to check for duplicate content and click on ‘Search Duplicates’ button.
  • Soon, you will be redirected to results page after a bit of processing.

On the result page, the detected duplicate content will be highlighted in red. On clicking on it, the list of sources will be presented in the right section of webpage. To view the content of detected page, you’ll have to click on the small associated button in the right. Do not right-click to open link in a new tab.

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The Final Verdict:

PlagSpotter free online plagiarism checker appears very sensitive in terms of detection. The over sensitivity is the major drawback of this online plagiarism checker. Still, I am quite impressed by its performance. PlagSpotter is a new emergence in the market and seems to have some real potential in it. Who knows it might prove a good competition to highly renowned CopyScape online plagiarism checker.

To be true the other free online plagiarism checker like Plagiarisma and PlagTracker not even come close to it. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

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