Hide archived articles from Google

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joanne721
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Hide archived articles from Google

Post by joanne721 » Tue May 22, 2018 12:19 pm

Is there a way to stop Google from indexing archived articles? Maybe using the robots.txt file? If so, does anyone know the syntax?

Any help is appreciated.

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Re: Hide archived articles from Google

Post by nguyenquangbinh » Thu May 24, 2018 4:19 pm

You can try this

Code: Select all

User-agent: *
Disallow: /getridofthis/
and go here to learn more: http://www.robotstxt.org


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