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Tell Google Not To Index Certain Parts Of Page

Posted by Weston Ganger

If you have sections of your page that you dont want google to index, like a comments section that commonly strays off topic, you can use the following HTML comments that the Google bots will listen to:

<p>This part and all previous will be indexed</p>
<p>This part will NOT be indexed</p>
<p>This part and rest of the page will be indexed</p>

The all parameter can be changed to any one of the following

  • index - will not be indexed
  • anchor - any links will not be associated with the target page
  • snippet - will not be used to create snippets in search results
  • all - index, anchor, and snippet

Article Topic:Software Development - HTML / CSS

Date:August 20, 2014

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