Questions tagged [noarchive]

Noarchive is a robots tag used to instruct search engines not to keep a cached copy of the webpage the tag applies to.

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Is there a way to have Google index a page but not cache it?

I see that many popular sites have pages indexed in Google, but when I try to access Google's cache the page isn't there. How can I go about doing the same thing with my site? I read that you have to ...
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How do I prevent Google from serving a cached version of my site? [duplicate]

From what I understand I can tell Google to remove pages from their archive if I add the header: <meta name="ROBOTS" contents="NOARCHIVE" /> But won't this also remove the page from search ...
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Will google remove the old caches if noarchive is added to robots.txt?

If you want google's cache of your site to remain unchanged, is it a good idea to add noarchive to robots.txt? Or will this wipe out your caches?
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Deny access to Archive.is

I would like to deny archive.is from having access to my website. (I do not want this website to cache mine without my consent). Do you know if it is possible?
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Remove cached domain / pages from Google

The website's domain I work for is https://www.utazzitthon.hu and there is an other company in partnership with us, they have a domain that is directing to our server and our content, but with this ...
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How long does it take to re-index the website via noarchive tag?

I read elsewhere on here that one can't re-index their site with Google, but I like to challenge that. Currently, I have every page on my website (that contains about 1,000,000 pages) labeled with a ...
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Making google forgive us right away when accidentally publishing incorrect links (noarchive doesn't work)

So this is what happened. One day, I changed my code on my site to try to make things more compliant with adsense. Several hours later, I check the crawl errors report GSC only to see a string of ...