Latest Robots Meta Tags from Google for Published Article

Google Recently Published New Meta tags for Optimization of Search Pages for snippet and post preview

New Google Robots meta tags for Article SEO
New Article/Post Robots meta tags

New Google Meta Tags to Enhance SEO, CTR in Search Results. Now Google provides snippet settings options to site owners so that they can control the content that visible in Google Search Engine Pages

You can add the following robots meta tag into your website article page.

<meta content='max-snippet:-1, max-image-preview:large, max-video-preview:-1' name='robots'/>

This Robots meta tag describes the setting for snippet preview of a web article.

Understand the robots meta tag contents declares.

'max-snippet:-1' declares that preview snippets will not have any word limit.

max-image-preview:large declares that image size in snippets will be large.

You can read completely about new robots meta tag here

New Google Meta Tags to Enhance SEO, CTR in Search Results Google now provides snippet settings options to site owners that they can control the content that is visible in Google Search Results. This all is a part of the response of Google for the European Copyright Directive by France. Now you(site owners) can control your content and its preview in Google search result by implementing robots meta tags in between <head> and </head> section of your webpage.

How to Add new Robots Meta tags in Blogger Blog

You can simply add new robots meta tags into your blogger blog by implementing the following web codes in theme file of the blogger. Learn How to Edit Blogger theme.

<b:if cond='!data:view.isHomepage and !data:view.isSingleItem'>
<meta content='noindex,follow' name='robots'/>
<meta content='max-snippet:-1, max-image-preview:large, max-video-preview:-1' name='robots'/>

noindex, follow tags are used here for pages other than the homepage, post, and pages. Understand this here.

How to Add New Robots meta tags for SEO in WordPress

Using Plugin Yoast SEO 

You can add robots meta tag by simply installing the Yoast SEO Plugin and it will automatically add meta tags to all articles that are not noindex. To understand how to noindex and which kind of content to noindex read this article.

Without Plugin – Using Code.

<?php if (! is_home() && ! is_single() && ! is_page() ||  is_paged()  ): ?>
<meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow">
<?php else: ?>
<meta content='max-snippet:-1, max-image-preview:large, max-video-preview:-1' name='robots'/>
<?php endif; ?>

noindex, follow tags are used here for pages other than the homepage, post, and pages. Understand this here.

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