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  1. Not Ranking in Google: Is a Manual Penalty, Algorithmic Change, or Content to Blame?

    We have seen sites that will launch a new development website that was previously noindexed, and forget to take off the noindex tag," Cutts said. Between major algorithms like Panda and Penguin, and just plain old everyday Google algorithmic...

  2. Ecommerce Product Pages: How to Fix Duplicate, Thin & Too Much Content

    Noindex, follow": If your goal is to optimize crawl budget and keep duplicates or pagination out of the index, use brute force and block Googlebot via robots "noindex, follow" meta directive. Ecommerce sites are particularly at risk, largely due to...

  3. Recovering from Penalties, Penguin, and Panda

    Ways to deal with bad-quality pages on your site include 301 redirects, using noindex on pages or rewriting the pages and adding more supporting pages to that main topic. We've seen tremendous upheaval in the search landscape over the last two years.

  4. SEO Audit Findings: 4 Hidden Technical Problems That Can Send Dangerous Signals to Search Engines

    Then the internal search results page included the meta robots tag using noindex, nofollow. I conduct a lot of large-scale SEO audits, which can often uncover a lot of large-scale SEO problems. On sites with millions of pages indexed, technical...

  5. Ripoff Report Launches Verified, a New Program to Shield Businesses From Negative Reviews

    It would be the worst thing for a reputation management company to be listed on Ripoff Report, so in some ways I am glad that they are offering this insurance policy and I am seriously considering signing up my own company.noindex: Not an Option

  6. SEO Diagnostics: Urgent & Preventive Care

    Meta noindex (follow, nofollow): Nice way to exclude content from searches The SEO Diagnostics for the Skilled Search Mechanic panel at SES New York last week, moderated by Kristjan Mar Hauksson (@optimizeyourweb), founder and director of Search...

  7. How to Quickly Identify Duplicate Content With a Site Crawl

    Meta Data: Will display any Meta Robots Noindex tags This article is a simple breakdown of how to go about using an SEO site crawler to quickly identify duplicate content. There are many tools out there, but Screaming Frog is definitely one of the...

  8. How To Use HTML Meta Tags

    Believe it or not, it is still common for a site to be deindexed because someone accidentally added a noindex tag to the entire site. META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW"> A developer will noindex/nofollow the pages of the site to keep...