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Google indexing categories?

Postby guy_in_ohio » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:04 pm

I don't understand why Google is indexing pages like this one:
http://www.reliablefilter.com/mobile/11-air-filters/hvac-filters.html

How do I keep google from indexing these pages?

Thanks so much!

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Re: Google indexing categories?

Postby sozzled » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:12 pm

To prevent Google (or other search engines) from crawling certain parts of a website, use the robots.txt file in the root folder. Use Google to learn more about robots.txt.

If Google has already indexed a page in your site, you need to tell Google about it and ask them to remove that page from their index. Again, search Google to find out how to do that; it involves using Google Search Console.
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Re: Google indexing categories?

Postby guy_in_ohio » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:04 pm

I know this. But something has changed. None of these pages where ever indexed by google until a few weeks ago. I'm not added 100's of pages to the robots.txt file and what is the point of telling someone to use google to find more information? I wouldn't be posting this question without googling it first.

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Re: Google indexing categories?

Postby sozzled » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:12 pm

sozzled wrote:If Google has already indexed a page in your site, you need to tell Google about it and ask them to remove that page from their index. Again, search Google to find out how to do that; it involves using Google Search Console.
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