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Want A Category In The Directory Sobi2 To Be Noindex
Posted 16 December 2009 - 03:14 PM
Posted 17 December 2009 - 11:21 AM
If so, look for something in the variable/value pairs that denote the category information. The variable name is often going to be something like catID or cat_id and the value may be a number or text string.
Once you identify the category id variable and the values you need to exclude the rest is pretty easy to do with robots.txt since Google allows you to exclude specific dynamic url variable/value pairs. And you can even use wildcard characters to make sure you get them all.
As an example, if your subdirectory was "sobi2" and you found a category id variable named of "cat_id" and you wanted to exclude a category that had a value of 1254 you could exclude this in robots.txt like
Posted 17 December 2009 - 02:22 PM
Posted 18 December 2009 - 10:53 AM
If you're making changes to your robots.txt file you won't see anything in the source code of the pages. The same is also true going the opposite direction. They're two ways to reach the same goal.
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