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Thursday, July 13, 2006

Google Unveils Meta Tag for ODP-Haters

Sometimes, Google in their result snippets use info copied from the Open Directory Project at (For example, if you search for [search engine watch blog], the Google snippet will read “News, insights and commentary about search engines”, even though this snippet is not contained on the Search Engine Watch page itself.) If you don’t like that to happen – e.g. the ODP data may contain outdated info – you can now use the following meta info, Google announced:

<meta name="ROBOTS" content="NOODP" />

[Thanks Tony Ruscoe.]


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