I have a wordpress site and I want to make it so that google will not index my "pages" which will include products and lots of affiliate links in my niche category which I fear kill any chance I have at ranking with my keywords. These pages get displayed as tabs at the top (as you often see with wp sites).
Is this as easy as just adding it to my webmaster tools page in the disallow category?
Will anything negative come out of doing this?
Great plugins, better than all in one seo in my opinion. You can no-index, no-follow certain pages using this plugins.
The funny thing is I use Yoast... but I never noticed that little advanced button.
Nothing negative. Your post suggests you haven't touched your robots.txt yet. There are a few things you might want to add to it.
http://www.twentysteps.com/creating-the … stxt-file/
Wow, Thanks everyone - this is exactly what i wanted...
Some of my most highest ranking pages are nothing but amazon product links with text in them. I see no reason to exclude any page at all, so I never use the robots file.
In fact it's pretty easy to screw yourself by blocking pages. I'd leave it alone.
I guess I just answered my own question by reading this from google
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