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I'm not understanding the different makes of bots
Can I stop some, while allowing others?
tomequin




msg:1528596
 9:42 pm on Jul 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

Hi. Is there a way I can stop Google from crawling a site and still allow other bots (Yahoo, MSN) to crawl?
Thanks.

 

encyclo




msg:1528597
 10:11 pm on Jul 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

Sure thing - just add this to your robots.txt file in your document root:

User-agent: Googlebot 
Disallow: /

That will stop Googlebot, but not the others.

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