Working on a post and need some help. Can someone think of a scenario where they would use the index, nofollow meta robots tag?
Thanks in advance.
Thanks in advance.
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- You'd want to be cautious about using meta robots nofollow in general, remembering that it applies nofollow to all links - even internal links.
Recall that people used to PageRank sculpt by applying nofollow to internal links, knowing that every link they nofollowed - the PageRank for every other link on the page increased a little bit. Subsequently Google changed how that worked and no nofollow links evaporate PageRank, hence the problem for applying nofollow within your own site either on a page or a per link level.
In general I'd only apply meta robots nofollow on a page with a lot of outbound links where I don't care if I'd lose the PageRank flowing from the internal links on that page to other parts of the site.Feb 7, 2013
- Thanksand for the sanity check.Feb 7, 2013
- Dan PetrovicModerator+2Document submission where a certain directory can contain any number of documents for which content and quality you cannot vouch.Feb 7, 2013
- I would refrain from using that meta tag at all if it's about a normal website page (if it's a repository as said, then you might use it): I would instead create a script to apply the rel=nofollow tag to each newly created external links (that's related to blog comments) or applying it manually through the content only to external links. As said above, it's likely that you gonna shot yourself in the foot trying to sculpt PR.Feb 7, 2013
- i would say thin content or internal pages like t&c or privacy page that have sitewide links...Feb 7, 2013
- We have clients names/projects in our web design portfolio on our website, and sometimes clients request that their results don't show in GoogleFeb 25, 2013