Google no longer supports follow directive in robots meta tag

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SEO consultant Cyrus Shepard pointed out that “follow” is missing from the list of effective indexing and content display directives in the “Specifications for the robots meta tag, the data-nosnippet attribute, and the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header”.

He wrote about it on Twitter and noted in a post by Google employee John Mueller. He confirmed that Google no longer supports the follow directive in the robots. 


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