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Dissallow Privacy Policy and other like pages in Robots txt?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by PigBenis, May 22, 2011.

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  1. PigBenis

    PigBenis Junior Member

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    Really Simple, Google doesn't seem to dig footprints. One of the Biggest Footprints I leave on the Web are my Privacy policy, contact us and about us pages.

    Should I set my Robots txt file to disallow these pages or use the meta robots "noindex" ?
    Do you think Google is looking at these pages as duplicate content when they are all spread across a vast network of blogs?
     
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  2. cloakndagger

    cloakndagger Power Member

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    Well it might leave a footprint if they are identical in content otherwise I cannot see the issue here.
    Google likes to see about,contact us and privacy pages.
    How vast a network are talking anyway?
     
  3. PigBenis

    PigBenis Junior Member

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    near 50 sites, all these pages are nearly identical in content with the exception of the website name mention in the pages.
     
  4. Nerevar

    Nerevar Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Almost all websites on the web have the same privacy/terms of use template. I wouldn't worry too much about it. Just add nofollow to the footer link and you're set.
     
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    ``Yousef Power Member

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    Love your username PigBenis :).

    I'd just set them to disallow anyway, no reason for legal information to be indexed really.