The Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Noindex Pages Tutorial article is part of a series of SEO tutorials to support the Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin and the Stallion Responsive WordPress SEO Theme.

Can also be used by Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin users to check if they have set any damaging Yoast Noindex robots meta tag options.

This WordPress SEO tutorial covers the Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin – Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Noindex Pages Warning and the Stallion Responsive Theme – Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Noindex Pages Warning.

Return to the main Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Warnings article or the main Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin Documentation article.

Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Noindex Pages Warning

If under the “Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin” : “SEO Plugin Warnings” Tab : “Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Warnings” you see the following SEO warning:

“Titles and Metas – Post Types : Pages”
“Meta Robots: noindex”

Yoast Noindex Pages SEO Warning

Yoast Noindex Pages SEO Warning

You have a serious search engine indexing issue on your WordPress site regarding your WordPress Static Pages.

While you have this SEO warning, the Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin is stopping all search engines from indexing your WordPress Pages!!!

Yoast SEO : Titles and Metas – Post Types : Pages

To receive this Stallion SEO warning you have set under the Yoast SEO plugin options

“SEO” : “Titles and Metas” – “Post Types” Tab : Under “Pages”

Meta Robots: noindex

Yoast WordPress SEO Noindex Pages

Yoast WordPress SEO Noindex Pages

The noindex robots meta tag stops the webpage from being indexed in Google etc…, as long as this option is set none of your WordPress Static Pages will be found for relevant searches in any search engines including Google!

The Yoast noindex robots meta tag option to block the indexing of WordPress Pages causes significant SEO damage, this would result in ALL your Static Pages NOT being indexed in Google etc… I’m surprised this is an option in any SEO plugin!!!

This Yoast SEO option is so SEO damaging I haven’t added an equivalent Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin Not Index option.

I cannot think of a single SEO reason why a webmaster would use this option?
Why would anyone want ALL their Static Pages not indexed in Google etc…?

David Law

David Law > AKA SEO Dave
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: Experienced WordPress SEO Expert, Internet Marketer, Developer of the Best SEO Package Stallion Responsive WP SEO Theme (tested to WordPress 4.7 December 2016) and Nice Guy :-)

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