I noticed Googlebot trying to submit a form. This, by itself, might not be weird, however, it posts using the first value in a selectbox, resulting in an error (since the first value reads "select your item here").
Also, the form posts to the following URI:
www.domain.com/?step=11&sid=34r534ydf343434 (where sid is variable)
I've tried to block all bots from accessing those pages by adding the following rule to my robots.txt
User-agent: * Disallow: /?step=11
How come G is not abiding my rules? The IP I logged (126.96.36.199) resolves to fg-out-f136.google.com
Msg#: 3312580 posted 9:28 am on Apr 17, 2007 (gmt 0)
I dont think adding the wildcard is necessary. I use Google Webmaster tools for some analysis, and a few of those /?step=11 pages show up as "URL restricted by robots.txt". So the rule is correct I think.