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robots.txt not working

Disallows are still being indexed

   
3:01 pm on Mar 5, 2004 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



About 5 months ago I added a line to my robots.txt file to stop google from indexing a page. However, this page still exists in Google and googlebot comes and grabs the page every day. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? Below is my robots.txt file:

User-agent: *
Disallow: PageA.asp

3:19 pm on Mar 5, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Hi jchance,

Should you not have a forward slash in front of the disallowed page?

User-agent: *
Disallow: /PageA.asp

Apart from that am at a loss :(

-George

5:21 am on Mar 12, 2004 (gmt 0)

10+ Year Member



Or maybe you put the robots.txt file in a directory other than your root web directory.