How can I create an article on my site that doesn't get indexed by search engines?

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If you are looking to create an article that is not indexed by search engine's follow the steps below.

1st Create the Article

  1. Go to Content > Article Manager > (+) New to create a new article
  2. Add your content as desired
  3. In the right hand column under "Metadata Information" there is a field called "Robots" fill that in with: "noindex, nofollow" (without the quotes)
  4. Save the article

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2nd Create the Menu Item

  1. Go to Menus > Choose the "Hidden Menu" > click (+) to add a new menu item
  2. Choose the menu type: "Articles > Article Layout"  
  3. Put in the article title, choose the parent item for where you want the menu to live, make sure the menu is set to "published: yes"
  4. In the right hand column under "Parameters (basic)" choose the article that you just created
  5. Save the menu

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