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Friday, January 22, 2010

Lesson 2 Vocab 38 - Meta Robots

by Matthew A Perosi
The "Meta Robots" tag is part of the HTML family of programming tags that help with your SEO efforts. Knowing how to program it and where it belongs inside each individual web page is not as important as knowing how it can be useful on every page.

IMPORTANT: Cancel your service and find something different if your CMS does not give you the ability to change your Meta Robots tag on every page of your website. Seriously. No Joke. No Control? CANCEL NOW!

The "Meta Robots" tag relates back to our previous discussion on Robots, or bots for short. When a search engine bot reads your website it will first look for directions for handling your website.

Using the Meta Robots tag you can instruct the search engine to crawl that page for later indexing; or you can tell it read the page and continue to the next...
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