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|Blocking a spider from a directory|
| 5:34 pm on Nov 3, 2003 (gmt 0)|
If I want a specific spider to not visit a directory I would use
Disallow: /directory name
but what if the directory was:
Would it be:
| 2:52 am on Nov 5, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Since robots use prefix-matching, I'd use "Disallow: /index.php/cPath"
| 4:30 am on Nov 5, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Just remember that sometimes the bots ignore the robots.txt and go in there anyhow. I have hundreds of dynamic links crawled even though I disallowed the directory.
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