Because it sure looks like it does. For my sites we disallow the images directory and the previews are all missing images which makes the site look wonky. Is this the case and is there a way to ...
If every single link to a given website www.example.com points to a page in a particular subdirectory (i.e. www.example.com/user/[something]), but that directory is off limits as per robots.txt, i.e. ...
There's a few subdomains on my homepage where I tak advantage of robots.txt to block search engines for indexing their contents, like my images and downloads subdomains as I don't want the direct URLs ...
I have been getting quite a few hits on my webservers for the resource /USH.HTML. I have never hosted this file, and do not know what it is. Is this a type of robots.txt file or something specific ...
Simple question: Should I make sure to use Unix line endings for my robots.txt, or does it not matter?
If I don't want to set any special behavior, is it OK if I don't bother to have a robots.txt file? Or can the lack of one be harmful?
What is the best initial or general setup for the robots.txt to allow search engines to go through the site, but maybe restrict a few folders? Is there a general setup that should always be used?