What happens to traffic when Discourage Search Engines From Indexing this site is active

What happens to traffic when Discourage Search Engines From Indexing this site is active

What happens to traffic discourage search engines from indexing this site is active

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The discourage search engine from indexing this site checkbox is talked about a lot, but very few people will activate the setting on their live site to see what would happen. I did, and here’s what happened.

Once this option was activated, traffic dropped off very quickly! The good news is that it recovered quickly as well.

The find this option in your WordPress dashboard all you have to do is go to Settings, then Reading.

It is the last option before the Save Changes button. Make sure the check box beside Search Engine Visibility is UNCHECKED if you want search engine traffic.

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