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disallow URL with parameters

/?id=asdf vs /

     
8:42 am on Nov 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Would the following robots.txt block access to /?id=asdf but would still allow / to be indexed?

User-agent: *
Disallow: /?id=

5:23 pm on Nov 28, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Ratbert, it's unlikely to work.

I'd suggest creating a dedicated filename and exclude it specifically.

10:10 pm on Nov 30, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Hello

pls, correct me, if this is wrong.

i guess, it's that , what u need

User-Agent: *
Disallow: /*?

11:12 am on Dec 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

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This is what Google claims, at least for G. bot - see [google.com...]
11:18 am on Dec 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

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You could add a robots meta tag to the pages you want excluded instead - this would probably be simpler than messing with non-standard robots.txt contents.

If you are only concerned about Google, and want non-standard code, I believe the following might work:


User-agent: Googlebot
Disallow: /*id=
 

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