What should I do if the "noindex" attribute doesn't appear to be working?


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MATT CUTTS: Today's question comes from Alex in Montreal. Alex asks, hi Matt, I've been having issues with the no index attribute. In some instances I placed the attribute to block a page but it still seems to get indexed. Even when the page is cached with the no index attribute, the page is not disappear. Thoughts? Great question, Alex. I answered another webmaster video question with a somewhat similar answer, which is if you see something like this, that seems like it's a clear bug in our robots.txt text or our noindex handling, or we're treating a web pages as if it's a video, or something where you can grab a screen shot or point to a particular link an so and show this is really a bug, that's a perfect time to show up in our Google webmaster forum. Which is linked to from google.com/webmasters. Now with your particular question, I've actually seen one thing like this happen before. You used the word no index twice in your question. And you put a space in both times. And I think noindex should have no space in it.