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Opened 11 months ago

Closed 8 months ago

#5530 closed defect (fixed)

Remove the meta robots noindex directive on the homepage of login.wordpress.org

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp Owned by: dd32
Milestone: Priority: high
Component: Login & Authentication Keywords: seo


The page at https://login.wordpress.org/ should not output a meta robots tag.

This should only apply to the login 'homepage', and not to other 'pages' (e.g., https://login.wordpress.org/wp-login.php).

This is an intentional reversal of a previous change, since it's become apparent that this thread - https://wordpress.org/support/topic/my-account-login/ - is receiving 100k+ clicks per month for searches for "wordpress login" and similar.

Change History (2)

#1 @dd32
8 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Login & Authentication

#2 @dd32
8 months ago

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

In 10674:

Login: Don't noindex the front login.wordpress.org page.

Fixes #5530.

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