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Opened 3 months ago

Closed 3 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#4336 closed defect (fixed)

Add an x-robots-tag noindex directive to support forum thread feeds

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp Owned by: dd32
Milestone: Priority: high
Component: Support Forums Keywords: seo
Cc:

Description

Feeds like https://wordpress.org/support/forum/localhost-installs/feed/ should be noindex'd via a x-robots-tag HTTP header, with a value of noindex, follow.

Change History (5)

#1 @dd32
3 months ago

@jonoaldersonwp Should this be applied to *all feeds* or *all forum thread feeds*?

Eg, should this also apply to https://wordpress.org/support/topic/wordpress-upgrades-then-503-errors-until-have-to-reboot/feed/ and https://wordpress.org/support/feed/?

#2 @jonoaldersonwp
3 months ago

Ah, let's do it on *all feeds*. :)

#3 @dd32
3 months ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 8618:

Support Forums: Deindex the Support Forum feeds.

Fixes #4336.

#4 @dd32
3 months ago

In 8619:

Support Forums: That's a filter, not an action.

See [8618].
See #4336.

#5 @dd32
3 months ago

Added. Feeds are heavily cached, may not show up immediately on some popular feeds.

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