11th January 2022
End of May 2021 I moved my blog from WordPress to self hosted, see Moved Blog To eklausmeier.goip.de. Now after roughly half a year I regained ca. half of the visitors I had on WordPress. Contrary to some murky SEO advice Google does not honor "noindex". I have below HTML code in all my WordPress posts:
<meta name='robots' content='noindex, nofollow' />
Even though it is part of every page in WordPress, almost all visitors to WordPress come from Google search. So, Google still redirects to WordPress. This can be confirmed by googling for content on my blog.
Setting in WordPress privacy setting:
Since the start of this blog on eklausmeier.goip.de, this blog was viewed ca. 6,000 times: I.e., roughly 600 visitors per month.
WordPress continued to get visitors in 2021:
The most popular posts in the year 2021 were:
Some traffic comes from WordPress, where every posts references to the new blog on eklausmeier.goip.de: