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XF 1.2 SEO of Xenforo Forum

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by Karan Batra, Mar 5, 2014.

  1. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Member

    How do I do the SEO of Xenforo Forum?

    I basically want to no-index a specific type of things. How can I do that and optimize my forum for SEO?
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    What are you attempting to add noindex to?
  3. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  4. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Member

    I intent to No-index the Members and the Resources Section... I only want the threads to be indexed...
  5. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    In that case I suggest using a robots.txt file in your web root. Example:

  6. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Member

    Ok, Thanks :)
  7. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    By default, memberlist is "turned off." So, the only thing visitors and google will see is the "notable members" list. Just an FYI.

    This is standard going from 1.2 and up.

    BTW: SEO is a simple toggle, nothing much else needed to be done.
  8. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Member

    Google is indexing the members as well in my case :(
  9. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    Hm. I see. Well, no-index your memberlist, then. :/

    I could understand that at my site, google's indexing members because it used to be on the old memberlist (a to z listing, ya know). And that I'm using sitemaps.
  10. TBDragon

    TBDragon Active Member

    check this mod


    it will help u in exclude some url from sitemap and index them in google
    if u make the memberlist & member profile are none view by guest google will not index them also

    other than this addon u dont need any modification or mods for seo
    i try to search for something but i didnt get any thing and thx god the built-in seo is great ^_^ also u must have a good content so google will index ur site fast
  11. Karan Batra

    Karan Batra Member

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