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What is robots.txt?

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What is robots.txt?
« on: December 29, 2020, 12:22:51 AM »
What is robots.txt?

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2020, 02:08:24 AM »
Hi Friends,

Robots. txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2020, 04:06:18 AM »
A robots.txt file is a set of instructions for bots. This file is included in the source files of most websites. Robots.txt files are mostly intended for managing the activities of good bots like web crawlers, since bad bots aren't likely to follow the instructions.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2020, 05:21:35 AM »
Robots. txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) on how to crawl pages on their website. A robot. txt file tells search engine crawlers which pages or files the crawler can or can't request from your site. This is used mainly to avoid overloading your site with requests; it is not a mechanism for keeping a web page out of Google.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2021, 04:48:17 AM »
The robots. txt file, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or standard, is a text file that tells web robots (most often search engines) which pages on your site to crawl. It also tells web robots which pages not to crawl.  txt file. The asterisk after “user-agent” means that the robots.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2021, 05:25:38 AM »
The robots. txt file, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or standard, is a text file that tells web robots (most often search engines) which pages on your site to crawl. It also tells web robots which pages not to crawl.  txt file. The asterisk after “user-agent” means that the robots.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2021, 08:58:48 AM »
A robots.txt file is a set of instructions for bots. This file is included in the source files of most websites. Robots.txt files are mostly intended for managing the activities of good bots like web crawlers, since bad bots aren't likely to follow the instructions.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2021, 05:57:39 AM »
A robots. txt file tells search engine crawlers which pages or files the crawler can or can't request from your site.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2021, 03:32:19 PM »
Robots. text is a file that tells the search engine crawler which page or file can or cannot crawl.  Basically, this file used to control or manage the traffic of the crawler. It is used to control or avoid overcharge your site requests of crawler. You should use 'noindex' directives at the head of the document or password to protect your page, so your webpage will not show on Google. If you add the page in the robot, txt file and do not use the 'noindex' directives and password to protect your pages it should show in the Google search engine results.



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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2021, 07:40:29 AM »
Robots. txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. When a search engine lands on a site, it looks at the command for instructions. It can seem counterintuitive for a site to want to instruct a search engine not to crawl its pages, but it can also give webmasters powerful control over their crawl budget.

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What is robots.txt?
« Reply #10 on: July 27, 2021, 12:13:26 AM »
A robots.txt file tells search engine crawlers which URLs the crawler can access on your site.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2021, 07:02:36 AM »

Robots. txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. The robots.txt files indicate whether certain user agents (web-crawling software) can or cannot crawl parts of a website.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2021, 08:13:11 AM »
Web site owners use the /robots.txt file to give instructions about their site to web robots; this is called The Robots Exclusion Protocol.

It works likes this: a robot wants to vists a Web site URL, say http://www.example.com/welcome.html. Before it does so, it firsts checks for http://www.example.com/robots.txt, and finds:
User-agent: *
Disallow: /

The "User-agent: *" means this section applies to all robots. The "Disallow: /" tells the robot that it should not visit any pages on the site.

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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2021, 06:44:29 AM »
A robots.txt file tells search engine crawlers which URLs the crawler can access on your site. This is used mainly to avoid overloading your site with requests; it is not a mechanism for keeping a web page out of Google. To keep a web page out of Google, block indexing with no index or password-protect the page
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Re: What is robots.txt?
« Reply #14 on: September 02, 2021, 12:25:03 AM »
Robots. txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. When a search engine lands on a site, it looks at the command for instructions. It can seem counterintuitive for a site to want to instruct a search engine not to crawl its pages, but it can also give webmasters powerful control over their crawl budget.

Yes, you are right robots.txt is a text file that a website master create to give instructions to the various search engines like Google, Bing to control crawl rate of a website. It tells to the search engines which parts should be crawl and which part should be avoided.

 

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