Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:23 pm
Harvey - The main thing that Support wrote about the files is:
On reading this article on Google "Robots meta tag and
X-Robots-Tag HTTP header specifications"...
https://developers.google.com/search/re ... s_meta_tag
...this is nothing more than providing a noindex tag for the Page.
I see no reference there to noindexing specific
file types/doc within the page or specific links to documents.
We already provide this function using the noindex option in
Advanced Options for the page in Page Information. So,
that tag offers nothing more than what we already offer in our
It seems as if Debs' notes to nofollow are the state of the art! Thank you Debs. It is good to have certitude. It's kind of a huge step for me mentally.
Thank you for starting this thread Elly.