WordPress SEO Noindex Meta Tag article created March 2014 and is part of a series of tutorials related to the WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast. WordPress archives generate duplicate content that have the potential to cause SEO issues, some of which are easily mitigated at theme level (Stallion Responsive Theme has features built in to reduce duplicate content issues) and other issues that Google etc… normally manage with no extra input from website owners. Yet there’s an increasing tendency in the WordPress SEO plugin community to advise the inappropriate use of Noindex, Follow Robots Meta Tag and the even worse PR deleting Noindex, Nofollow Robots Meta Tag. WordPress archives include: Home page archives, categories, tags, author archives and dated archives […]
WordPress SEO Tutorial updated February 2014 A permanent 301 redirect informs search engines and browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer etc…) a page has permanently moved to a new location. A visitor to a website visiting via a link that’s been 301 redirected will click a link with one URL, but load another URL. For example I moved some articles from another site to here, if a visitor found a link to http://www.stallion-theme.com/wordpress-seo-tutorial-duplicate-content-and-canonical-urls (old location) it would load http://stallion-theme.co.uk/wordpress-seo-tutorial-duplicate-content-and-canonical-urls/ (new location) in a browser since there’s a 301 redirect on the old site (added to the .htaccess file) to here. Search engines like Google will pass any SEO benefit (PageRank for example) and traffic from the old URL to […]
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