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Old 18 Jun 2015, 07:40
jtt200 jtt200 is offline
Join Date: Oct 2014
How to add meta noindex follow to certain pages of the site?

I was trying to ask on the .com forum, and through a support ticket, but I was directed to here. I would like to add meta-noindex-follow tags to something like, and all of its subdirectories, if they exist.

This would be based on a simple if function in php. If url is this, add this html code. Can you tell me where would I go, in order to add this code? And also, would it work the same way, with subdirectories of /help, if they exist.

In general, login to the server, go to this and this directory, this and this file, and add it there.

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Old 18 Jun 2015, 07:58
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cellarius cellarius is offline
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Why not simply add a robots.txt to your root directory?
Please note that there will be no further updates to my addons, especially they will not be upgraded for vB5. I'm leaving vB, since IB choose to go the banana-way yet again.
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Old 18 Jun 2015, 09:02
jtt200 jtt200 is offline
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meta-noindex-follow is better than robots.txt, and is the best seo practice. robots.txt blocks search engines from crawling, so no link equity gets passed. With the meta tag, that I am talking about, 100% of link equity gets passed, but the pages will not appear in search results, and wont be indexed by them.
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