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Wikis aren't crawled. Suggest GH Pages alternative #5054

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@nelsonjchen nelsonjchen commented Apr 4, 2021

Why:

#4115

isaacs/github#1683

https://web.archive.org/web/20210403000950/github.com/robots.txt

Wiki users and maintainers are usually unpleasantly surprised that the content they create on their wikis are "invisible" to search engines.

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Note wikis aren't crawled and by what mechanism. Suggest GitHub Pages backed by a public repository as an alternative.

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@nelsonjchen Thanks so much for opening a PR! I'll get this triaged for review ⚡

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That works! Thanks for looking at this.

@nelsonjchen nelsonjchen deleted the non-crawl-wiki-pages branch April 22, 2021 15:34
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