wp_robots_noindex_search( array $robots )

Adds noindex to the robots meta tag if a search is being performed.

Description Description

If a search is being performed then noindex will be output to tell web robots not to index the page content. Add this to the ‘wp_robots’ filter.

Typical usage is as a ‘wp_robots’ callback:

add_filter( 'wp_robots', 'wp_robots_noindex_search' );

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Parameters Parameters


(array) (Required) Associative array of robots directives.

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Return Return

(array) Filtered robots directives.

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Source Source

File: wp-includes/robots-template.php

function wp_robots_noindex_search( array $robots ) {
	if ( is_search() ) {
		return wp_robots_no_robots( $robots );

	return $robots;

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Version Description
5.7.0 Introduced.

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