Author Topic: in Google searches: exclude mobile & print versions?  (Read 6349 times)


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I notice that both the full (i.e. the usual UI), the print (URLs include "action=printpage;"), and the mobile version (URLs terminated in ";wap2") of the community forums are being indexed by Google.

Is this intentional? I think excluding all except the full version from Miss GoogleBot makes sense, because the formatting of posts is not degraded, and there are not multiple versions competing in the search results. I hope your forum software allows this choice. The only caveat would be if the full version URLs lead to Miss Googlebot visiting only the first page of multi-page threads--that would not be good!
« Last Edit: July 20, 2010, 08:04:14 PM by mjdl »