Closed Bug 623939 Opened 10 years ago Closed 10 years ago

Add noindex meta tags

Categories

(addons.mozilla.org Graveyard :: Public Pages, defect)

defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

VERIFIED FIXED
5.12.9

People

(Reporter: clouserw, Assigned: paul)

Details

(Whiteboard: [good first bug])

We have a robots.txt that disallows crawlers, but Google still indexes the pages if anyone else links to them.  If we add a <meta> tag to the pages it will prevent them from going in google's index.  See http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=93710 for details.

The meta tag should be in the main template and have an {% if not settings.ENGAGE_ROBOTS %} around it.

Marking this as a good first bug since it's a 3 line change and I've spelled it out pretty well (I hope).
I think putting this in templates/base.html covers us.
Assignee: nobody → paulbooker
Thanks Wil, just wanted to let you know that i'm going to work on this now ..

Best,
Paul Booker
Appcoast
https://github.com/jbalogh/zamboni/commit/f8a983e38a897859c537ddda683ba43a7a59ddfb
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 10 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: 4.x (triaged) → 5.12.9
Verified FIXED (code, not, obviously, the Google/bot-blocking behavior, yet):

<meta charset="utf-8">
              <meta name="robots" content="noindex">
          <title>Manage My Add-ons :: Developer Hub :: Add-ons</title>
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: addons.mozilla.org → addons.mozilla.org Graveyard
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