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Opened 12 months ago

Closed 12 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#3950 closed defect (invalid)

Attachment pages indexed on apps.wordpress.com

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: low
Component: General Keywords:
Cc:

Description

URLs like https://apps.wordpress.com/img_2389/ shouldn't be exposed to / in search engines.

Arguably, they're not useful to users, either.

At best, redirect requests to these templates (via a 301 header) to the URL of the media asset in question.

At least, include a meta robots directive on these templates with a noindex, follow value.

Change History (4)

#2 @jonoaldersonwp
12 months ago

  • Summary changed from Attachment pages indexed on apps.wordpress.org to Attachment pages indexed on apps.wordpress.com

#3 @ocean90
12 months ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Status changed from new to closed

Since the site is hosted on wp.com there's nothing we can do here.

#4 @dd32
12 months ago

Also worth noting that this is the default WordPress behaviour, attachment pages are a thing.. Perhaps this is worthy of a core ticket discussion?

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