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preventing google from archiving my website
#1
Hello,

As a webmaster I know that there are websites that enable google to save my website appearance and content in the past. One of these websites:

https://archive.org/web/

According to that,I wouldnt like google to do that since my website includes paid membership options that could change and I dont want to reveal the price changes of the past website. Also I dont want Google to save the website that was free back then and could turn into pay-per-view material.

What I understood is that in the head section I should insert the following code - is that correct?

Code:
<META NAME=”GOOGLEBOT” CONTENT=”NOARCHIVE”>

Is this going to disable google bot from creating screenshots and archives on my website WHILE STILL INDEXING IT LIKE IT SHOULD DO? 

Thanks in advance
Ramireo
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#2
Archive.org has nothing to do with Google and also ignors robots.txt: https://blog.archive.org/2017/04/17/robo...-archives/
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#3
Look here: https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/...g-htaccess
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#4
Thank you for your both answers!
1. So, this means that archive.org will create screenshots of my website regardless of whether I want or not, there is no way to disable them from doing that or should I edit the htaccess file and put e.g. this code 
(according to https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/...g-htaccess
Code:
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} archive\.org [NC]
RewriteRule .* - [F]


2. I really didnt hear about robots.txt file so far.. but it probably due to my super little experience. I am a regular web developer, just willing to promote my website without enabling google to archive it - should I create the robots.txt file in 2018 (it seems kind of "old" but I am not sure) or just put the:

Quote:<META NAME=”GOOGLEBOT” CONTENT=”NOARCHIVE”>

 in the head of my index.php file?
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#5
help ?
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#6
(07-12-2018, 03:09 PM)Ramireo Wrote: Thank you for your both answers!
1. So, this means that archive.org will create screenshots of my website regardless of whether I want or not, there is no way to disable them from doing that or should I edit the htaccess file and put e.g. this code 
(according to https://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/...g-htaccess
Code:
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} archive\.org [NC]
RewriteRule .* - [F]

True. That should keep them out.

(07-12-2018, 03:09 PM)Ramireo Wrote: 2. I really didnt hear about robots.txt file so far.. but it probably due to my super little experience. I am a regular web developer, just willing to promote my website without enabling google to archive it - should I create the robots.txt file in 2018 (it seems kind of "old" but I am not sure) or just put the:
Old or not - it is effective.

(07-12-2018, 03:09 PM)Ramireo Wrote:
Code:
<META NAME=”GOOGLEBOT” CONTENT=”NOARCHIVE”>
 in the head of my index.php file?
No, that should go in the "headerinclude" template. together with the other meta tags.
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