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Bing ignoring noarchive
Rosalind




msg:3964921
 9:05 pm on Aug 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

I've noticed Bing is ignoring <meta name="robots" contents="noarchive"> in some cases. However it's inconsistent, and I don't find this to be true across all the websites I've got those meta tags on.

Is anyone else finding this? Should I swap it to meta name="msnbot" for more consistency?

 

incrediBILL




msg:3965303
 1:19 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

My sites are completely NOARCHIVE across the board.

Just checked BING and they were not cached.

Mine is in all caps, could BING be partially case sensitive? ;)

<meta name="ROBOTS" content="NOARCHIVE">

Brett_Tabke




msg:3965365
 2:39 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

seems to be working here a-ok

olias




msg:3965430
 3:57 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I've noticed Bing is ignoring <meta name="robots" contents="noarchive"> in some cases.

Just in case that tag was copy & pasted out of some code, thought I should point out that I believe it should be content="" and not contents=""

pageoneresults




msg:3965504
 5:24 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

thought I should point out that I believe it should be content="" and not contents=""

Uh-hum, that might cause some inconsistency.

I'm with IncrediBILL, we NoArchive and block ia_archiver by default.

I really dig how clean the SERPs look without the cache links. And, I have this sneaky suspicion that the NoArchive forces an "always fresh" set of SERPs. ;)

Rosalind




msg:3965652
 8:54 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Thanks Olias. It's amazing what can get missed when it's hiding in plain sight. I'm glad the snafu was mine and not Bing's, anyway.

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