Re: [htdig] META name="robots"

Subject: Re: [htdig] META name="robots"
From: Torsten Neuer (
Date: Tue Nov 09 1999 - 03:42:47 PST

David Adams wrote:
> I am using ht://Dig version 3.1.2 and I have been trying to prevent
> some sets of pages from being indexed by inserting in the head of
> certain index pages:
> <META NAME="robots" CONTENT="noindex, nofollow">
> This only seemed to work in one case and not in others. In the one case
> where it _did_ work I found I had written:
> <META NAME="robots" CONTENTS="noindex, nofollow">
> Can anyone independently confirm or deny this? I would be happy
> to learn I am mistaken and that ht://Dig does conform to the HTML
> standard for META.

This is a known problem in Ht://Dig < 3.1.3 - upgrading to the recent
version should fix it.


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