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Why is Google Search Console getting X-Robots-Tag noindex?

As can be safely inferred from the question, I'm trying to get Google to index my site. I'm using Wordpress 5.9 served by nginx (1.13.12), with SEOPress (5.6 up-to-date). I let the wizard guide me for ...
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How should I remove no-follow tag from the wordpress website?

Guys, I am wondering if there is a way to follow and remove the no-follow tags from my WordPress site. While performing the GSC test, I located a submission URL marked as 'no-index' and even in ...
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Remove Noindex?

I'm having issues getting Google to index my site, because there is a noindex on the homepage. <meta name='robots' content='max-image-preview:large, noindex, follow' /> I have removed all SEO ...
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Wordpress Embed Page no-index meta data missing

There is no no-index meta data on my wordpress embed page. Embed page Url like - https:// site.link/post-permalink/embed How can I fix this issue? For this issue I'm facing search console error!! ...
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How can I no-index specific PDF files in my Avada Wordpress media library so that they don't appear in search results?

I'm trying to no-index specific PDF files in our Avada Wordpress media library so that they don't appear in search results. We have yoast SEO plugins but I contacted their customer service and yoast ...
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Not able to remove NOODP tag from wordpress site [closed]

My blog site is not indexed in Google. I am using yoast SEO plugin (free version). I have unchecked the option of NOODP still its showing in the source code. And in search console its showing 'noindex'...
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Set noindex page-comment from Pages 2, 3 and More?

I use All in one seo pack plugin. I see that Google indexed page comments (that are a pages generated from paginated comments). The example url are the followings: URL canonical - mydomain.com/url-...
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Force meta data on specific product type

I'm working on a Woocommerce website were I have multiple product types: simple_product, enviso_group_offer and enviso_group_ticket. All of these types are just products in my Woocommerce. No I want ...
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How can I noindex my archive pages?

I am using the following snippet in my functions.php. function add_noindex() { if(is_archive()) { echo '<meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow" />'; } } ...
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Remove WP Core canonical for category pagination

It seems that WP is adding a canonical to the root of my pagination, and no indexing all other pages on Category pages. For example, /locations/residential/?_page=2 is no-index, and gives /locations/...
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Noindex Posts From Certain Authors In Wordpress

I'm trying to noindex posts from all authors EXCEPT 3 authors on my Wordpress site. I found the following code that I can put into the header.php file. However, this targets specific categories. <...
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How to noindex automatically all post of a specific category? [closed]

My site is auto importing feed of other website. Obviously it's copied content for google. So i want to noindex all posts comes from that feed. Thanks
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Should I set a page as "No-index" if I include it's content within the front-Page.php via this method?

So I set my home page to "Your latest posts", and included this bit of code to get the info from a pre-defined page so that I can edit my home page, and get access to a "recent posts" grid with ...
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Why does the header set X-Robots-Tag apply to all pages?

The directives below are intended to apply the header X-Robots-Tag noindex and nofollow to a single page. The directives below are applied before the WordPress code block however it appears to ...
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Will 'private' status prevent Woocommerce products to be indexed by search engines?

I'm currently disabling some Woocommerce product from my site and for this, I set them as private. I'd like to know if 'private' will also set the no index meta as true?
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Getting the contents of wp_head while in admin?

I'm writing a plugin that helps show a flag if the site has a noindex tag in the header. I'm using the wp_head() hook twice like this: add_action('wp_head', function() { ob_start();...
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Removing noindex posts from wp_query

I have a blog website with some old posts and they appear in my "featured" posts section. I put those posts with noindex and but they still show up. is there a way to remove them from wp_query?
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Can't remove noindex meta tag from head

Bit of a strange one. One of my clients site is showing <meta name='robots' content='noindex,follow' /> in the head. The Search Engine Visibility checkbox is unchecked. I've tried ...
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How Google Indexer should only index published pages

In my wordpress site I have different posts and pages. I want that google only index those pages which are published. The 'DRAFT' pages should not be indexed by google. What is the best way to ...
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Why are some user agents still getting a meta robots tag with noindex from my site?

A friend pointed out to me that a website is not in Google because of the presence of a <meta name='robots' content='noindex,follow' /> tag in the home page. Ok, should be easy enough to turn ...
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how to find the layout page in my wordpress website

I'm working on a wordpress blog, and I can't find the main page, I want to change the fact that the posts only displayed on 2/3 of the screen but I can't find how... I'm using alison theme. I found ...
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why google stopped indexing my website and how to fix it

my website is www.examplaza.com for over weeks or months now google have not visited my sitemap and if i fetch my page as google it will not show in google search even if i do site search in google. ...
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Noindex subscriber author page

I added the possibility to register on my site (with the role of subscriber), however each registration creates an author page for the user, but I do not want these pages to be indexed, only the pages ...
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Check If search query contains something?

How to check if search query contain some characters? For example I would like to check if search query contain "/". I tried this answer but it is not working for me. Just to say I am using custom ...
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Google Indexed sub pages in wordpress pagination in post

I'm using WordPress Pagination in Post. So that users can view the same post in different parts. Issue - Google is indexing all the subpages. How to resolve it? :/ http://example.com/post/ (...
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How to set Noindex to all wordpress pages in a catergory?

I have a standard WordPress page category with tag_ID=92 which I want to noindex all posts in this category entirely. Is there a way to do it with actions/hooks in functions.php?
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How to non index my website page links?

Google index my worpress site as mysite.com/page/1 mysite.com/page/2 mysite.com/page/3 etc I want to non index page links. How to do that?
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Removing calls to noindex() and wp_no_robots()

In the general-template.php file, I have functions (see below – "noindex" & "no robots") that are not allowing Google bots to index the website. I am trying to find the code where these functions ...
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Adding list of Indexes in wordpress document

I have been exploring wordpress to use it for documentation puposes. I'm stuck at a point where I am unable to add a list of Indexes to the document. Can I add indexes to a wordpress document the way ...
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NoFollow Entire Website

By default whenever you disable indexing via Admin Settings [ x ] Discourage search engines from indexing this site It adds a meta tag in the header like so: <meta name='robots' content='...
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Automatically set posts to NoIndex depending on category?

I'd like all new posts with a specific category to automatically have NoIndex applied. There are various plugins - e.g. Wordpress SEO - which make it easier to manually select posts for NoIndex. But ...
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Noindex,Nofollow in theme's header.php?

My theme's header.php file contains this : <?php if (is_search()) { ?><meta name="robots" content="noindex, nofollow" /><?php } ?> What does that mean ? And does it affect my ...
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How to remove (or meta noindex) at page /?comments_popup=

I noticed that my website has many page like this: http://example.com/?comments_popup=837 http://example.com/?comments_popup={id of the page/post} They are causing many duplicate/thin content pages....
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Prevent Indexing of 404 Page

I'm tryying to prevent search engines from indexing my 404 page which is in a template called 404.php. I do not create an actual page, I simply rely on the php template for my 404 errors. I'm using ...
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redirect attachment page to category page

I'd like to prevent google from indexing my attachment/image pages. So for the images I placed in my posts that's no problem - I just redirect the attachment page to the post parent by creating a new ...
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Allow Google crawler to crawl specific Author pages

I have a WordPress website with thousands of registered users. For each user a profile page is created. Most of these pages are low quality because most users do not fill their profile with ...
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Not Being Indexed by Search Engines [closed]

Is there a specific criteria based on which search engines index/not index your site/blog? If my whole blog (2/3 pages-10-20 posts) is not indexed(WordPress), what can I do? My blog has is not ...
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How to noindex for certain custom post type without using plugins..?

Is there a way to create a noindex (meta robot ) for certain custom post type that i have for my wordpress blog..? Thanks
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How can i put image to come first than the title?

im editing my posts and when i create one, it comes: TITLE IMG CONTENT and i want it like this: IMG TITLE CONTENT ------------------got it--------------------------- <?php if ( have_posts()...
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How to make certain content of the post noindex and no follow. not entire post?

in my woocomemrce website i am trying to embade faqs which are generated using a short cut code . these faqs are common for all products which may lead to serious duplicate content issue . how to ...
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Page navigation not working correctly on index but only on categories

i have a problem with the page navigation, on the homepage of my website page navigation not working, when i click on page number 2 or 3 it says "Not found". But in the categories page is working ...
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Removing "Noindex, follow" from pages [closed]

I am using WordPress SEO plugin written by Yoast. This plugin, by default, shows "noindex,follow" on every page. I am sure I know the file that displays "noindex, follow" but after much "tweaking" I ...
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how to 301 redirect from a plugin folder

Some how google indexed a directory inside one of the plugins I use. I cannot figure out how to set a 301 redirect from the indexed path to the home page. has anyone else seen or dealt with this? ...
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Blank Pages with # URL & Google

I'm using some blank pages that have a title only and a URL set to '#' for my navigation. (So, that the item appears in the dropdown menu, but when it's clicked a page doesn't open). Do I need to ...
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How to noindex nofollow custom post type?

I've created a custom post type that displays the individual entries collectively on a page. However, I've found that Google is not only indexing the page, but the individual posts as well. I only ...
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Setting up robots.txt with Yoast's Seo plugin

I was looking for a decent robots.txt solution for my wordpress sites and after some searching I found Yoast's SEO plugin that provides a complete SEO solution including indexation. I set it up it to ...
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Preventing Search Engines Indexing Pages 2, 3 and More?

Do you know how to prevent indexing of pages past the home page in WP? I mean I don't want mysite.com/page/2, mysite.com/page/3 to be indexed. This is because I use home.php for my theme, so that ...
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