Thursday, May 10, 2012

Protect Your Photos From Search Engines

If you've been wondering how to keep Google and the other SEs from indexing every bloody thing on your site, especially your images, this post is for you.

When one of my fav bloggers, Jessica, from MommyHoodNextRight, mentioned not wanting Google to index her images, I went to work searching for the perfect plugin.

It doesn't exist. Well, no free one as far as I can tell. i tried a few on one of my subdomains and they just slowed things down.
But there is still a semi-simple way to stop Google or any SE from indexing your images.
I use this tactic to keep search engines out of my plugins folders. Seriously. I hadn't originally realized SEs were indexing everything, I always thought

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