lucy24 - 2:01 am on Nov 10, 2012 (gmt 0)
and so the google algorithm doesn't know their content. That's my basic goal -- to prevent the Google algorithm from knowing their content
That's a whole nother thread there. And it's a thread I don't remember seeing. Insert boilerplate about waning memory.
If a page is marked noindex, does any area of google -- including the right hand that notoriously doesn't know what the left hand is doing -- do anything with its content? Other than follow its links, which would be a separate tag.