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Category:Noindexed_pages should be non-indexed by default
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The content of "Category:Noindexed_pages" should be non-indexed by default/included in robots.txt. Pages in this category are not indexed by web bots, but the category page itself still be indexed (and contained page titles are indexed) and this is a problem. In many Wikipedias a workaround for this is used, adding a __NOINDEX__ magic word to the category page, thus self-categorizing it; but this is not a sollution. This category should be included by default in robots.txt.

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XXN renamed this task from Category:Noindexed_pages should be by non-indexed by default to Category:Noindexed_pages should be non-indexed by default.Jan 15 2017, 11:39 AM
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Just to clarify, you know that __NOINDEX__ is different from robots.txt?