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Today I noticed that Google has stopped caching my site. I don't know why? cache:www.technostall.com (that's how I check cached pages in Chrome) gives a 404 page. Can anyone let me know why is this happening?

My site's meta robots tag is as follows: <meta name="robots" content="noodp,noydir"/> which is perfectly fine I think, I didn't use noarchive.

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I didn't see any problems with your meta tags or your robots.txt. I did see a problem with your preview image. I searched for your domain name in Google and click on the arrows on the right of your listing to try to get to a cache version that way. Your preview image looks like this:

Techno Stall Site Preview

There is a light box that pops up and obscures the entire site. Looks like it has something to do with Facebook. I suspect that Googlebot sees this and doesn't want to put your site into cache because of it.

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I see, this might be the reason. I'll remove the plugin to confirm this. By the way if I don't remove the plugin and let google don't cache my site then will it impact the ranking of my site? –  Chankey Pathak Mar 11 '13 at 5:19
    
It could effect the ranking of your site, Google doesn't like sites with popups. –  Stephen Ostermiller Mar 11 '13 at 10:52
    
I removed the plugin still the site has not been cached. –  Chankey Pathak May 22 '13 at 12:14
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