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quick question about PR

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by lovetospooge, May 6, 2012.

  1. lovetospooge

    lovetospooge Junior Member

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    Hey,

    One of my new site has a PR 2 after the PR update a few days ago, but I just saw now that one of my internal pages has a PR 1.
    I didn't want PR to be passed through to that internal page so I added <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW, NOARCHIVE"> in the head of the page and also blocked it in the robots.txt file


    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /pagename.html

    Why does Google still pass PR to that page and how can stop it.

    NOTE: the internal page has no backlinks so that PR juice must have passed through the link from my homepage. Also I have added the meta tag and the disallow before the site launched.
     
  2. milian

    milian Power Member

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    Yoo need to add rel="nofollow" to any links that point to it.
     
  3. Walker2k11

    Walker2k11 Junior Member Premium Member

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    Yeah nofollow any internal links pointing to that page. Quick question, why don't you want any inner pages to have PR?
     
  4. PhoenixAir

    PhoenixAir Newbie

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    Noindex: Doesnt allow you page to appear in the search engine (You usually define it in the robots.txt and not in the link source code)
    Nofollow: Doesnt allow to give Linkjuice to the linked page (This attribute you define in the source code of the Link characteristics)
     
  5. meatro

    meatro BANNED BANNED

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    Also, you will have to wait for the next PR update.

    Google isn't an instant service, just because you added the nofollow doesn't mean they're going to adjust the PR on that page. Once the next PR update rolls around (probably 1-2 more months as I believe there was one about 2 months ago, but who knows when really) then your PR will be back to 0.

    Adding the noindex will remove the page from the SERPs faster than it will remove the PR.