Sitemap & NoIndex Manager Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to most frequently asked questions.

What is NoIndex?

Search Engines crawl your website and indexes that page into its search results. Sometimes you don't want Search Engines to index your page, it might be because its duplicate content, or you just don't want that page in search results.

Providing the NoIndex directive will stop Google from penalising your website for spam which can drastically lower your position in the search results.

  • It is a directive, not a suggestion. I.e Search Engines will obey it, and not index the page.
  • The page can still be crawled by Search Engines.
  • The page can still accumulate PageRank.

What is a sitemap?

A sitemap is a file that lists all the URLs (pages) for your website and makes it clear for Search Engines to understand the organisation of your content. It provides Search Engines with useful data such as when that page was created and last updated. Along with this information it helps Search Engines crawl your website.

How will this app benefit my store?

To Search Engines content is king but only good worthwhile content. If you have a page that isn't useful to the user reading it, Search Engines could potential mark this page as spam and lower the overall ranking of your website. Blocking these pages from Search Engines will prevent this from happening hence adding the NoIndex directive and removing the page from the sitemap.

How do I install Sitemap & NoIndex Manager?

Installaion is automated, you do not need to do anything as our app will automatically insert any code required into your theme saving you the job.

How long will it take search engines to see changes?

It can take as little as a few days or up to a few weeks and more for search engines to notice any changes you've applied. Rest assured, once search engines find out you've excluded pages from its index it will work its magic.

How much does it cost?

Sitemap & NoIndex Manager costs $2.99 per month.

Do you have a free trial?

Yes, you can try this for 5 days without being charged.

I need help!

Please go to the contact page and send us a request and we'll get back to you ASAP.

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