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Alyssa Hislop

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How to tell Google about your Stanford Sites website

You've put time into creating your Stanford Sites website, so you'll probably want Google (and other search engines) to know about it. One of the ways to get this done is by submitting your website sitemap. This blog post will walk you through how to claim ownership of your Stanford Sites website, then submit the website to Google for indexing. 

Choosing NoBots instead of Stanford MetaTag NoBots

Are you creating a new site on Stanford Sites, but don't want Search Engines to see it? The NoBots module is here to replace Stanford MetaTag NoBots. 

NoBots recently joined the growing list of modules available to Stanford Sites during the Summer 2016 Updates. It replaces the soon-to-be-deprecated Stanford Metatag NoBots module, which was featured as a Module of the Day here on the SWS Blog in 2014.

Jumpstart User Guide 2.0

Today we’re launching our new Jumpstart User Guide! It’s now live at:

We revamped our User Guide, originally built in 2013 on the first version of Jumpstart. Since Jumpstart has experienced tremendous growth over the past three years, we implemented today's Jumpstart features and enhancements into our new User Guide.