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Disable search engine indexing (with noindex) in specific namespaces of Turkish Wikipedia
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There was a consensus at the village pump and we want all pages in the "user" ("kullanıcı" in Turkish) and the "user talk" ("kullanıcı mesaj" in Turkish) namespcaes to opt out of being indexed by search engines.

Google test case link: https://www.google.com/search?q=inurl%3Atr.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FKullanıcı_mesaj%3A

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptTue, Jun 16, 7:58 AM

Change 606374 had a related patch set uploaded (by Majavah; owner: Majavah):
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Disable NS_USER(_TALK) search engine indexing on trwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/606374

Majavah claimed this task.Thu, Jun 18, 7:17 AM
Majavah moved this task from Backlog to To deploy on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.
Restricted Application added a project: User-Majavah. · View Herald TranscriptThu, Jun 18, 7:17 AM

Change 606374 merged by jenkins-bot:
[operations/mediawiki-config@master] Disable NS_USER(_TALK) search engine indexing on trwiki

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/606374

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2020-06-22T11:07:26Z] <urbanecm@deploy1001> Synchronized wmf-config/InitialiseSettings.php: defa81e: Disable NS_USER(_TALK) search engine indexing on trwiki (T255538) (duration: 00m 58s)

Majavah closed this task as Resolved.Mon, Jun 22, 11:11 AM

Deployed. Please re-open (via Add Action...Change Status) if this isn't working.

Hello @Majavah. Can you give information about when it will take effect?

Hello @Majavah. Can you give information about when it will take effect?

The configuration change was just applied, it might take some time for search engines to realize that.

Yagizhan49 reopened this task as Open.Wed, Jul 1, 9:49 AM

@Majavah, both new pages and old pages are still taking place in Google search results. I guess this needs to be re-opened.

Majavah removed Majavah as the assignee of this task.Wed, Jul 1, 9:51 AM
Majavah moved this task from To deploy to Backlog on the Wikimedia-Site-requests board.
Majavah added a subscriber: Majavah.

Interesting. I'll let someone else take a look in case I've done something wrong and don't realize it.

Majavah moved this task from ✔ Closed to 👀 Radar on the User-Majavah board.Wed, Jul 1, 9:51 AM
Aklapper updated the task description. (Show Details)Wed, Jul 1, 11:28 AM