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Noindex can be used to prevent indexing of a page by search engines.

Using Wikitext


To change the index preferences for specific pages, use one of these magic words:

  • __INDEX__
  • __NOINDEX__

These magic words work for a given namespace. One may need to adjust $wgExemptFromUserRobotsControl.

To test whether they function for a given page, you can use the PHP function Title::canUseNoindex().

Using site Configuration


There are some site configurations that can be set. Some of them:

Using PHP


An example code in PHP, for example to be used by extension developers, would be:


Or, if one wished to be more selective:


See also