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Robot.txt - What is it, and why use it



11:45 pm on Oct 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

I know it is about protecting misc folders, but what if I dont have one at all?
Am I missing something?

Is this a must?

I also read something about cloaking it?

Can someone please show a file? Made the best way?



11:46 pm on Oct 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Here you can find a perfect tutorial on robots.txt:



11:52 pm on Oct 30, 2003 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member heini is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Also we have now a brand new shiny forum dedicated to robots.txt, just take a stroll and you will find lots of introductory threads.
As to cloaking your robots.txt, here's the discussion:

And welcome to WebmasterWorld, Leif-Harald.


4:36 am on Nov 2, 2003 (gmt 0)

thanks people.
Helped a lot



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