DokuWiki has great support for SEO, but unfortunately its default configuration is completely against SEO best practices. Follow the these tips to make your DokuWiki site more search engines friendly.
DokuWiki's default URL structure is simply not optimised for SEO. It is somehow easy to fix though.
DokuWiki uses a method to combat spam by adding
noindex,nofollow robots meta header to new pages. This disallow indexing and crawling by search engines.
It's a useful feature for user, and good for SEO as well.
200 HTTP status code for non-existing pages. This might trigger duplicate content alert to search engines.
DokuWiki has the capability to generate XML sitemap of our site. Use it wo our advantage.
Linking to any pages will pass some PageRank to it, and linking to external sites will lessen our site's total PageRank.
Dokuwiki has many special pages and directories that we best not allow search engines to crawl.
Orphan (a page with no inbound link) and
wanted (a link to non-existent page) pages should be minimized to 0.