wp_robots_noindex_search()WP 5.7.0

Adds noindex to the robots meta tag if a search is being performed.

If a search is being performed then noindex will be output to tell web robots not to index the page content. Add this to the wp_robots filter.

Typical usage is as a wp_robots callback:

add_filter( 'wp_robots', 'wp_robots_noindex_search' );

No Hooks.


Array. Filtered robots directives.


wp_robots_noindex_search( $robots );
$robots(array) (required)
Associative array of robots directives.



Since 5.7.0 Introduced.

wp_robots_noindex_search() code WP 6.3

function wp_robots_noindex_search( array $robots ) {
	if ( is_search() ) {
		return wp_robots_no_robots( $robots );

	return $robots;