What is robots.txt?

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What is robots.txt?

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What is robots.txt?

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Web site owners use the /robots.txt file to give instructions about their site to web robots; this is called The Robots Exclusion Protocol.
Using a robots.txt file and with a disallow direction, we can restrict bots or search engine crawling program from websites and or from certain folders and files.

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The robots exclusion standard, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or simply robots.txt, is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots. The standard specifies how to inform the web robot about which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned.

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robot.txt is one of the important element in seo , if you have any payment pages are any secure pages having in your websites it is used to secure your website pages from crawlers spiders.

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robots.txt is an file to communicate with google crawlers

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robots.txt is a text file used to control the search engine crawling, it tells the search engines which pages want to crawl don't want to crawl.

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A robots.txt file gives instructions to web robots about the pages the website owner doesn’t wish to be ‘crawled’. For instance, if you didn’t want your images to be listed by Google and other search engines, you’d block them using your robots.txt file.

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The robots exclusion standard, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or simply robots.txt, is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots. The standard specifies how to inform the web robot about which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned.

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Robots.txt is a way the website is "communicating" with the Search Engines.

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Before a search engine crawls your site, it will look at your robots.txt file as instructions on where they are allowed to crawl and index on the search engine results. Robots.txt files are useful: If you want search engines to ignore any duplicate pages on your website.

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Robots.txt is a text file created by webmasters that instruct web robots how to crawl pages in their website. This file also indicates whether the pages of their website should be crawled or not. The crawl instructions are “allowing” or “disallowing” which are specified by user agents.

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The robots exclusion standard, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or simply robots.txt, is a standard used by websites to communicate with web crawlers and other web robots. The standard specifies how to inform the web robot about which areas of the website should not be processed or scanned.

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Hi,

Robots.txt is a kind of text file which is mainly created for webmasters to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages which is present in your website.

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Robots.txt file includes instructions used for search engine indexing.

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Robots.txt file includes instructions used for search engine indexing.

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