Survey Says Most SEOs Noindex Category/Tag Archive Pages

Jul 19, 2023 - 7:21 am 3 by

Library Archive

Joe Hall posted a poll on Twitter asking SEOs how they typically handle category and/or tag archive pages for SEO. The results said that most noindex those pages so search engines, like Google, does not index them.

The poll had over 1,000 responses and the answers were:

  • 37.4% said noindex
  • 28.3% said do nothing
  • 23% said turn them into landing pages
  • 11.3% said canonical tag to root

Here is that poll:

Category Tag Archive Pages Seo Poll

Do you agree?

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community

Follow

Search Video Recaps

 
Google Core Update Volatility, Helpful Content Update Gone, Dangerous Search Results & Ads Confusion - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 17, 2024

Apr 17, 2024 - 4:00 pm
Google Updates

Deepening Google Core Ranking Volatility Hits Yesterday & Today

Apr 17, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Maps

Google Maps No Longer Will Support Draft Reviews

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Console Adds Unused Ownership Tokens

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

New Google Ads AI Generated Image Tool For Demand Gen Campaigns

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google

Google Tests Horizontal Lines For Sitelinks & People Also Ask

Apr 17, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google: A Good Page Experience Doesn't Fix Other SEO Problems