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Draft namespace not excluded from indexing on all wikis
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Description

There are many wikis defining Draft namespace, which can always be considered to not be indexed and need "noindex, nofollow".

Wikis that have proper robot policy set up for draft namespace:

Wikis that need to add "noindex, nofollow" to draft namespace:

  • etwiki
  • knwiki
  • newiki
  • srwiki
  • urwiki
  • testwiki?
  • hiwikiversity?
  • enwikiversity?

Event Timeline

Restricted Application added subscribers: Cosine02, revi. · View Herald TranscriptMay 16 2019, 6:14 PM

Change 510784 had a related patch set uploaded (by Petar.petkovic; owner: Petar.petkovic):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Don't index pages in draft namespace

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/510784

Wouldn't this need informing communities at least, if not gaining explicit consensus?