Google no longer supports follow directive in robots meta tag



The source – searchengines.guru

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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