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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#1095 closed enhancement (fixed)

Add noodp meta robots tag

Reported by: joostdevalk Owned by: coffee2code
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: General Keywords:
Cc:

Description

We should add the following to basically every page on WordPress.org and maybe other sites too:

<meta name="robots" content="noodp">

This will prevent Google from using the description in the Open Directory project for the page and instead grab the description of the current page. The only "problem" is that when we have more robots things we need to add, like for instance a noindex tag because of #1010, those should be merged as follows:

<meta name="robots" content="noindex,noodp">

This ticket was created after seeing this comment, as it's a separate issue from the one discussed in that thread.

Change History (10)

#1 @iandunn
4 years ago

  • Cc ian.dunn@… added
  • Keywords needs-patch good-first-bug added

#2 @McGuive7
4 years ago

Just curious, as I'd love to help on this one. What repo would I even look to for creating these changes? When you say "every page on WordPress.org", where is this source code publicly available to create a diff?

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by sergey. View the logs.


4 years ago

#4 @iandunn
4 years ago

  • Keywords good-first-bug removed

Most of WordPress.org is still closed source, so this probably isn't a good-first-bug after all.

#5 @SergeyBiryukov
4 years ago

  • Keywords needs-patch removed

Removing 'needs-patch' from components that are not open sourced yet, to help focus on tickets that actually need a patch.

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4 years ago

#7 @ocean90
4 years ago

  • Owner set to samuelsidler
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#8 @samuelsidler
4 years ago

  • Owner samuelsidler deleted

Not it!

#9 @coffee2code
4 years ago

  • Owner set to coffee2code
  • Status changed from assigned to accepted

#10 @coffee2code
4 years ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed

Fixed in [dotorg-11536].

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