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Get a Robot Get the robot file Glenn msg:1529452 2:12 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0) Anyone know how I can read someone else robot.txt file?
Mohamed_E msg:1529453 2:15 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
[ ...] should show it in your browser. Check out [ their.do.main ...] for a real example. webmasterworld.com creative craig msg:1529454 2:18 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
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try adding robots.txt like this: domain.com/robots.txt
Craig Glenn msg:1529455 2:35 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
Thanks a lot... are robots.txt file important? creative craig msg:1529456 2:39 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
They dictate to a search engine spider what parts of the site they can crawl.
If you have a moderators forum for example then you wouldnt want that to be made public to the rest of the Internet. So you would ban a spider from it by using the robots.txt file.
Craig Glenn msg:1529457 2:43 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
I am doing for an internet casino - and was wondering if it will help. creative craig msg:1529458 2:45 pm on Apr 2, 2003 (gmt 0)
Well if any part of your site holds sensitive information on your customers that shouldnt be made public, then you should maybe consider banning search engine spiders from visiting that part of the site. Craig