what is robot.txt

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  1. Shwetali

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    Why it is important and what are its benefits.
     
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    Robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website.
     
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    Robots.txt it’s a text file, it’s instructs to the search engine which pages on your site to crawl.
     
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    The robots.txt is a file that tells web robots (regularly web indexes) which pages on your webpage to crawl. It also tells web robots which page not to crawl. The slash after “Disallow” advises the robot to not visit any pages on the site.

    Robots.txt contains these things:

    robots.txt must be an ASCII or UTF-8 content document. No different characters are allowed. A robots.txt document comprises of at least one standards. Each standard comprises of numerous mandates (guidelines), one order for every line.

    You should utilize robots.txt:

    our site is simple and error free and you need everything ordered. You don't have any records you need or should be hindered from web indexes. You don't end up in any of the circumstances recorded in the above motivations to have a robots.txt document. It is alright to not have a robots.txt file.
     
  5. ClaudiaBrunson

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    Robots.txt it is really a text record, it educates into the search engine that pages in your own website in order to crawl.
     
  6. fisicx

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    No it doesn’t.

    I suggest you do a bit of research.
     
  7. Olivia418

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    Robot.txt file is a set of technical instructions that tell search engine which url have to be crawled.
     
  8. fisicx

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    No it’s not.
     
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    Robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots to crawl pages on their website. The robots.txt file is part of the the robots exclusion protocol
     
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    The opposite is true. robots.txt tel the search engines which page NOT to index. Be default, all pages are indexable.
     
  11. Alex Barnes

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    Robots.txt is a text file located in the site's root directory that specifies for search engines' crawlers and spiders what website pages and files you want or don't want them to visit.
     
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    The robots.txt file, also known as the robots exclusion protocol or standard, is a text file that tells web robots (most often search engines) which pages on your site to crawl
     
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    No it doesn't. It's an exclusion protocol.
     
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    It is file used to tell the crawler which pages don't want to indexed in google.
     
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    Robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. The robots.txt file is part of the robots exclusion protocol (REP), a group of web standards that regulate how robots crawl the web, access and index content, and serve that content up to users. The REP also includes directives like meta robots, as well as page-, subdirectory-, or site-wide instructions for how search engines should treat links (such as “follow” or “nofollow”).
    In practice, robots.txt files indicate whether certain user agents (web-crawling software) can or cannot crawl parts of a website. These crawl instructions are specified by “disallowing” or “allowing” the behavior of certain (or all) user agents.
     
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    The robots.txt file located in the root directory is a text file that tells search engine robots which pages on your site to crawl.
     
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    Robot.txt is a standard exclusion protocol which will help to communicate with web crawlers or search engine bots. It means to allow or disallow them.
     

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