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Opened 13 years ago

Closed 13 years ago

#18238 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Need admin warning about privacy settings (if blocking seach engines)

Reported by: ajferg's profile ajferg Owned by: ajferg's profile ajferg
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 3.2.1
Component: Administration Keywords: needs-patch
Focuses: Cc:


Earlier versions used to display a warning message in the admin area if you had your Privacy Settings set to block search engines. Looks like 3.2.1 does not show this warning.

We launched a site this afternoon after a long development period, and spent a while trying to figure out why our meta-tags said "noindex".

The admin warning message was a great enhancement. No reason it couldn't have a "dismiss" button if you don't want to see it again, but it should definitely show up by default.

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
13 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

See #17845

It's rather unobvious right now, It's at the bottom of the "Right Now" dashboard widget.

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