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"NOINDEX/NOFOLLOW"ed and blocked by robots.txtObligatory reminder: If a page is roboted-out, the search engine will never see the noindex and/or nofollow tags. (Yes, there are rare situations where belt-and-suspenders is appropriate--notably error documents. But not as a general rule.)
I wonder - is it still true that (NOINDEX, FOLLOW), if enough time elapses, will eventually be treated by Google as (NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW), ie. almost like 404 status?Selen, this change in the treatment of nofollowed robots meta tags is something that Google announced in late 2017... so the robots noindex,nofollow meta tag is no longer good for anything more than temporarily keeping a page alive while keeping it out of the visible index. Barry quotes John Mueller about this here...
I manage a bunch of sites that are in a similar niche. Sometimes I get so much content thrown at me from my writer's that I lose track which of the sites I throw the content on.// We are doing an SEO audit and realized that 3 of the sites have 20% of the same exact PDFs live on them...Pjman, I'd try to keep better track of this content. There are more or less two approaches to handling multiple sites in the same niche, and I've needed to use spreadsheets to track the content if very many sites are involved.