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    Hi kevs,

    Sorry 4 delay... (Busy day)!

    Originally Posted by kevs
    1-Thanks Clicky, great, how does one even know to verify it is crawling the site map?
    If you run analytics on the page you could tell, but if you add the "noindex tag" and then ask google to "Fetch" the page after it's done, they will crawl it (immediately and probably quite regularly).

    Originally Posted by kevs
    2-Where do you put the <meta name="robots" content="noindex">
    Is the placement of that critical?
    Yes... As other have said, it must go between the <head> & </head> tags (I'd put it under the <title>).

    Originally Posted by kevs
    3-Will serps that occur and show the site map now be rectified? I would assume so as time goes one or maybe not? Cat is already out of the bag for those?
    Nope Google will remove it from the serps fairly quickly, although - as databases fluctuate you may come across it at times for a while.
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    Ok great, thanks.
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