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robots.txt

Is this valid

     
3:27 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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disallow: *.jpg
3:32 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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The exclusion appears to be for paths only..
You can see the details at
[robotstxt.org...]
3:53 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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I have seen example of :

disallow: email.htm

so my thought was *.jpg would be allowable but not sure about the wildcard.

4:40 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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If your images are all in one folder you can disallow that folder.
4:50 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Wildcards are an extension supported by Google (see their "Webmaster Info" document) but it's not a part of the robots.txt standard - the standard says the value is interpreted as a full or partial path.

Also to be on the safe side you should write Disallow: instead of disallow:

5:01 pm on Jul 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Thanks, guess I am going to bite the bullet and move
all of the images over to an image folder.
 

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