Handling Noindex Meta Tags

Sep 1, 2006 | 4,529 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Matt Cutts has recently surveyed on how different search engines deal with the noindex meta tags. He conducted a search recently (congoo) and found that they have a noindex meta tag. Matt Cutts reports that while Google and Ask do not show the page in any way, MSN and Yahoo! show a url reference and Cached link but have no snippet. Cached link doesn't return anything on MSN and Yahoo! returns the cached page.  Matt writes, "Personally, I’d prefer it if every search engine treated the noindex meta tag by not showing a page in the search results at all."

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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