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XF 1.4 Private nodes & Google Search

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Sami Jalal, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. Sami Jalal

    Sami Jalal Well-Known Member

    Hello,

    If i create a private node, will it appear while searching in google?
     
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    No, Google will only see things that guests can see.
     
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  3. Sami Jalal

    Sami Jalal Well-Known Member

    Thank you, but some members will see it so?
     
  4. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    That is regardless, google search is not going to give people a snippet of and direct people to something that they aren't explicitly allowed to view.


    (Consider google a guest user and then you understand why anything you want indexed needs to be viewable publicly)
     
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  5. Main Company

    Main Company Active Member

    In my case, all of our forum nodes are private because we are using XenForo for internal company discussion only. (We've actually discussed placing the forum behind a firewall as well.)

    So, in our case, is there a way to integrate more comprehensive/granular search into our forum?
     

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