Prevent Search Bots from Indexing Search Results

In the <head> section of your header.php file:

<?php if(is_search()) { ?>
   <meta name="robots" content="noindex, nofollow" /> 
<?php }?>

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    Kaushik Biswas
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    This piece of code seems to be very useful. I never thought about this before, but yes, I definitely don’t want my search results page to be followed by robots.

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