How do I (noindex) hide a specific page or post from search engines?

Overview

This article describes how to hide (or noindex) a specific page or post from search engines. Here are more details about “noindex” from Wikipedia: noindex

General Instructions:

Follow the instructions below to noindex a specific post or page within your website.

  1. Download the following custom Plugin:
  2. Karma Theme: karma-robots-no-index-post-or-page WordPress Plugin
  3. Sterling Theme: Sterling-robots-no-index-post-or-page
  4. Install the plugin just as you would install and normal WordPress Plugin.
  5. Once the plugin is activated, go to edit the page or post you wish to noindex.
  6. Scroll to the bottom of the page/post editing screen and you will see the following option:
  7. Simply check the box and your page/post will not be indexed by search engines.
  8. Save all changes and that’s all.
  9. Enjoy 🙂