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5:39 pm on Jun 11, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I've seen this hit a couple webmasters lately and wanted to mention it. If someone requests a robots.txt file, don't return some custom 404 page or strange page with HTML, graphics, etc. This can happen if your webserver is configured to return a pretty page for requests when the page doesn't exist.

Just a straight text robots file or no robots.txt at all is preferred. Just lookin' out for things the sometimes catch people..

12:34 pm on Jun 18, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Afterburner - yes - and check out Brett's robots.txt tutorial at [searchengineworld.com...]

You might also want to use the robots.txt validator located here:

[searchengineworld.com...]

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