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Google searches for a wiki's sitenotice content should not match all pages
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Example for fr.wikipedia

Not a huge deal but perhaps something we can do about. Does Google support some kind of partial noindex thing for content that is not page-specific (Something semantic like "<aside>" or "<header>" maybe?)


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Krinkle created this task.Feb 22 2012, 3:25 PM
brion added a comment.Feb 22 2012, 7:45 PM

Hrm..... is Google picking up things from DismissableSiteNotice now?

Yeah, I guess the rumors are true about Google starting to process basic javascript/ajax stuff. I didn't think this was one of the things it was going to do.

From what I read last year they were planning to do that only for urls following the #!/ syntax like:
https://twitter.com/#!/Wikipedia

whym added a comment.May 2 2012, 6:04 AM

Google supports "googleon/googleoff" flags to make certain portion of a page to be invisible from their indexers.

https://developers.google.com/search-appliance/documentation/46/admin_crawl/Preparing#pagepart

I guess this hint should be put on the sitenotice section by default, regardless of whether it's shown via CentralNotice or normal sitenotice.

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