Meta robots - Overview

This documentation provides technical information about how Yoast SEO generates and/or manages meta robots tags.


  • Our functional specification describes the logic we use to construct and output meta robots tags in various conditions.
  • Our API documentation [coming soon] provides examples of how technical users and developers can modify the default behavior.
  • You can learn more about the role of meta robots tags in our products on our feature overview page [coming soon].

Further reading