Does blocking templates prevent spiders from following links?
8:18 am on Feb 11, 2004 (gmt 0)
I have a directory of php template files under the disallow directive, believing that I don't want a spider indexing my template files. By doing that however, am I blocking a spider from following legitimate links?
In other words, if 'm blocking /templates/ (the templates directory), am I preventing a spider that traverses the front page from following /templates/article.php?id=1
12:59 am on Feb 12, 2004 (gmt 0)
Hi, Welcome to WW, I guess it depends on what you use but for Dreamweaver at least, the template's code is written into each page; the template file(s) do not need to be uploaded to your remote server.