Opt out of Google Red Loud with the nopagereadaloud meta tag.

Google has included an explanation in its help documentation on how to opt out of Google Red Loud with meta tags, although meta tags are not new. Google also explained the crawling behavior of the user agent in these help documents.

Again, Usergent is not new to google-read-aloud, it is 2019 or older. But I think it’s different from the talkable markup, because Google said in the help post that the Google speaker agent is an older version of the user agent that is now obsolete. Its new name is Google-Read-Aloud, so I’m wondering what’s going on with Specable Markup Is.

In any case, Google has added details about preventing Google Read Aloud from accessing your content, stating that “to prevent Paywall content from being read aloud, structured data for subscriptions and Paywall content Use. Make sure the isAccessibleForFree property is set to false. To opt out. Completely out of Google Read Aloud, use the nopagereadaloud meta tag:

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Google also added a section on crawl frequency and Google Red Loud behavior. Google said Google Red Loud has been triggered by a user request. Google Read Aloud saves bandwidth by caching page results, but you can still see multiple requests for a given page. Google Read Aloud is not a web crawler: it is activated at the request of the user, and it does not follow the links. Whether or not a user’s request to listen to a web page may result in a page visit depends on whether the page has been retrieved recently.

The meta tag for nopagereadaloud is old, out of date – Google has only been explaining how to use it in its help documentation for almost a year now.

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