If your website is using the noindex tag correctly, you will see a decrease in organic traffic.
The purpose of the noindex tag is to let search engines know that a particular page should not be indexed and returned in search results. If you are seeing a decrease in organic traffic, it’s likely because the noindex tag is being used on pages that should be indexed and returned in search results.
There are a few ways to check if your website is using the noindex tag correctly:
- Use Google Search Console to check for crawling errors
- Check the Developer Tools in Google Chrome and look for header or source code tags that include ‘noindex’