Header Tags Setting plays a very important role in Google ranking. Before Custom Robots Header Tags Settings. Let’s understand how Google crawlers work. I am sure you all know what Google crawlers are.
Crawlers are the Google define robots those crawl the website and then send the latest update to the Google database for the particular website.
Custom Robots Header Tags and Google crawlers communicate each other in terms of increasing and decreasing the search engine visibility.
In the blogger, Google has given multiple tags for the better search engine visibility. If your article is unique and original Google will promote your search engine ranking.
In the blogger, you will find the below custom header tag
Custom Robots Header Tags:
No Index: as the name suggests this is the tag if you want to hide the article from the search engine. The search engine will not rank your article no matter how good your article is.
No follow: no follow tag this tag tells search engine whether it should follow the hyperlink or not. Ideally what happens if the site is linked then the destination site ranking will boost.
If the user will use no follow tag then the link will remain the same however the destination site ranking will remain the same there will be no changes at all in term of SEO.
None: This is similar as no index.
No archive: This tag tells the search engine does not show the “Cached Link” in the search result.
No snipped: Tag tells the search engine not to show the snippet (description) of the article in search engine listing and this will also not show the cached result in the search result.
Noodp: Do not use metadata from the article if the user will use this tag then in the search result there will be no description of the article.
No Translate: It is self-explanatory as name defines No translate tag tells search engine does not translate the page appearing in the search engine result.
No Image Index: In normal scenario Google index the images used in your website or the article, however, it is up to you if you don’t want to index the images use No images index and Google will not index your images.
Some people use this just to protect their images to be stolen or used without permission.
Unavailable _after: In this tag, you can specify a date/time after that date/time Google will de-index that page.
Custom Robots Header Tags Settings
- Login in the blogger
- Select the blog for the setting
- Setting >>> search preference >>> Custom Robots Header Tags >>> Edit >>>
- A new window will appear to in front of you click on the yes
- Again a new window will appear where you can find all the header tag do the setting as below
- Save >>>
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