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WordPress is one of the popular and most widely used website creation tools that allow you to create a website of your choice with the help of various plugins and Themes available in it. You can monetize your site by indexing or ranking the content on top in all search engines. Ranking a site on a website is solely based on the quality of content, keyword, SEO Optimization, and more. Also, it is important to not rank everything on our website. For instance, on a website, it is not a good idea to rank the admin page, Login page, search result, categories, and tags. Indexing those pages may result in decreasing the quality of our website. Hope you understand the importance of Noindex, here is our guide on how to Noindex WordPress Categories and Tags on your website.

Step to NoIndex WordPress Categories and Tags

In order to perform no indexing, it is important to have the Yoast SEO plugin on your WordPress site. So let’s see how to do no indexing.

[1] Click on the Plugin section from the left panel of your dashboard.

[2] Here click on Add New and search for Yoast SEO in the search bar.

[3] Tap on Install Now to download and install the plugin.

[4] Once installed, click on Activate to activate the plugin.

[5] After activation, the plugin will be available on the left panel of your dashboard.

[6] Now click on the SEO option from the left panel.

Yoast SEO - How to Noindex WordPress Categories and Tags
[7] In the SEO menu, choose Search Appearance.

[8] Here you can find all the sections of your website and set whether to show in the search result or not.

Search Appearance
[9] Now go to the Taxonomies section.

[10] Under Categories, select No to Show Categories in search results.

Categories - How to Noindex WordPress Categories and Tags
[11] Also, scroll down to Tags and Select No to Show Tags in search results.

[12] Once done, click on Save Changes to apply the change on your website.

[13] Now you have successfully no indexed WordPress Categories and Tags from the search results.


Apart from categories and tags, you can stop showing results of the various unwanted sections of your WordPress to make your site more professional and also to improve your site quality. Hope this guide helps you clarify what you looking for. If you have any queries let us know in the comments section below. For more WordPress-related guides or articles, explore

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