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Block Googlebot, allow AdSense?

7:49 pm on Nov 27, 2007 (gmt 0)

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i have blocked a page in my robots.txt site where i have lots of parameters, yet i have adsense on it, will i still get paid for the click and how can i let google media(adsense)crawl lets say
and stop googlebot?
10:08 pm on Nov 27, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Do it just like this:

Allow Adsense bot to get it and block Googlebot

User-Agent: *
Disallow: /folder1/

User-Agent: MediaPartners-Google
Allow: /folder1/

[edited by: encyclo at 2:30 am (utc) on Nov. 28, 2007]
[edit reason] fixed link [/edit]

11:03 am on Nov 28, 2007 (gmt 0)

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does this
User-Agent: *
Disallow: /folder1/
Disallow all bots?
11:31 am on Nov 28, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Yes. The asterisk is a wild-card.
8:51 pm on Dec 4, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Just curious why you would want to block googlebot? Wouldn't you also be blocking google from spidering that page to give you better paying and more relevant ads? or blocking your chances at a page rank which in theory helps your adsense?
11:55 am on Dec 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

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i am blocking the dynamic search page with all parameters from gbot for ther minute as i have created static page, but mediabot i am letting through to give best results.