Block Page & Category Spidering in Wordpress

June 25, 2009 in Code Library | Comments (0)

To block page and category spidering by polite search engines, you use the following code in your header.php template:

if((is_home() && ($paged < 2 )) || is_single() || is_page() || is_category()){
echo '<meta name="robots" content="index,follow" />';
} else {
echo '<meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow" />';}

The point of this is to prevent duplicate content in wordpress.

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