Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#3850 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Noindex plugin search results

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp's profile jonoaldersonwp Owned by: sergeybiryukov's profile SergeyBiryukov
Milestone: Priority: low
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: seo


In line with SEO best practice, search results pages should include a meta robots noindex, follow directive.
See for rationale.

At the moment, search results in the Plugins Directory (e.g., do not utilise this approach, and as a result, are being indexed by Google.

Change History (3)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
6 years ago

  • Owner set to SergeyBiryukov
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 7787:

Plugin Directory: Prevent search results from being indexed.

Props jonoaldersonwp.
Fixes #3850.

#2 @SergeyBiryukov
5 years ago

#3952 was marked as a duplicate.

#3 @joostdevalk
5 years ago

  • Keywords seo added
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