Search Engines Blocked in Header


The „Search Engines Blocked in Header“ plugin enhances your WordPress experience by displaying the „Search Engines Discouraged“ notification directly in the WordPress Toolbar. This notification, previously located in the Right Now box starting from WordPress 3.2, ensures that you are always aware of your site’s search engine visibility status.

Key Features

  • Convenient Notification: Keep track of your site’s search engine visibility status directly in the WordPress Toolbar.
  • Seamless Integration: The plugin seamlessly integrates with WordPress, providing a hassle-free experience.
  • Easy Accessibility: Instantly access the „Search Engines Discouraged“ notification without navigating through multiple screens.
  • Translation Support: Easily translates the notification message to your preferred language to match your site’s language.

By simply activating this plugin, you’ll have immediate access to vital information about whether search engines are discouraged from indexing your site. This is particularly useful for site administrators and super admins who need to monitor the visibility settings of their WordPress sites closely.

See the demo:


  • Notification is shown on the admin bar


  1. Upload search-engines-blocked-in-header directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‚Plugins‘ menu in WordPress
  3. We’re all done.


What does the „Search Engines Discouraged“ notification indicate?

The „Search Engines Discouraged“ notification indicates that search engines are currently discouraged from indexing your WordPress site. This setting can impact your site’s visibility in search engine results.

Where can I get help or support for this plugin?

If you have any comments, questions, or need assistance with the „Search Engines Blocked in Header“ plugin, please visit the support forum. Our dedicated support team is ready to help you resolve any issues you may encounter.


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  • Added plugin icons, banners, and screenshot.
  • Updated readme file
  • Updated compatibility with WordPress 6.5


  • Added loading of textdomain to make sure the plugin can be translated.


  • Added text domain to the one string that needs to be translated.


  • Added text domain for translations.


  • Tagging 0.5 went horribly wrong. Fixed it.


  • Changed displayed string to be the standard WordPress string: ‚Search Engines Discouraged‘ . Now this plugin is multilingual.
  • Improved readability by using WordPress coding standards.


  • Since WordPress 3.5.1, the privacy option has been moved to another page. This has now been adapted.


  • Moved notification to the WordPress toolbar


  • Fixed typo in the readme.txt (stupid me). Also fixed version number in plugin code. (stupid me again)


  • Minor changes to CSS because of changes in WordPress 3.3.


  • Modified description and short description. No functional changes.


  • Initial Release