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Closed 15 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#478 closed defect (fixed)

Disallow web robots indexing of old Wiki info

Reported by: daniel Owned by: daniel
Priority: normal Milestone: 0.8
Component: wiki system Version: 0.7
Severity: minor Keywords: noindex
Cc: Branch:
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Description

Trac should send html headers to instruct searchbots to not index old versions of pages or diffs.

<META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW">

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comment:1 by anonymous, 15 years ago

Summary: Disallow web robots to old Wiki infoDisallow web robots indexing of old Wiki info

comment:4 by daniel, 15 years ago

Owner: changed from Jonas Borgström to daniel
Status: newassigned

comment:5 by daniel, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed in [717].

comment:6 by sean.dawson@…, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened

Reopening; most recent version of source:trunk/trac/Wiki.py seems to have this backwards:

        if version:
            self.add_link('alternate',
                '?version=%s&amp;format=txt' % version, 'Plain Text',
                'text/plain')
        else:
            self.add_link('alternate', '?format=txt', 'Plain Text',
                'text/plain')
            # Ask web spiders to not index old versions
            req.hdf['html.norobots'] = 1

This block will set the html.norobots flag when version isn't specified (most recent page) — this isn't what you want I think.

Moving the html.robots into the first if block will fix this.

comment:7 by anonymous, 15 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: reopenedclosed

Good catch. This regression has been fixed in [1313]. (Please file issues like this as new tickets in the future, though.)

comment:8 by Christopher Lenz, 15 years ago

That anonymous dude was me BTW :-P

comment:9 by Christian Boos, 9 years ago

Keywords: noindex added

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