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Really necessary to add to robots.txt
coolshop

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Msg#: 92 posted 9:06 pm on Jul 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is it really necessary to add the two lines to robots.txt like the AdSense FAQ says? As long as you are not explicitly banning their bot, why is this necessary?

 

Oaf357

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 92 posted 9:54 pm on Jul 4, 2003 (gmt 0)

It's not necessary. If you're not banning their bots (or all bots) you don't need to worry with adding anything to robots.txt.

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