Today I search my GitHub page in Google Chrome and Firefox (Through Google search) and for the first time, it says no information is available (it says 2019- GitHub under that it says no information is available for this page). I read on the internet that it can be due to the Robots.txt file. I follow Google advice at No page information in search results - Search Console Help and download the file checker and it is telling me to upload my file to


However, I do not see any place to upload my file (I do not know it is due to do permission, or I cannot find out how to upload my file there).

Other questions on this page, are either talking about personal page or WordPress or something similar. I would like to know can anyone suggest to me how to solve this issue.

Edit: I try to add the meta tag as suggested by Google after refreshing the page however it still goes back to the previous content after refreshing the page. Apparently, Yahoo search and Bing can find my GitHub page with no problem.

I also added a snapshot of the Google search. This is what I get after I search my name and then followed by Github keyword

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  • Github already has a robots.txt file and it is here: github.com/robots.txt I don't see anything it that would disallow username pages unless your username starts with "search" – Stephen Ostermiller Oct 3 '20 at 21:34
  • @StephenOstermiller Thanks so what do you think is the reason. Yahoo and Bing will show the correct result. I have contacted GitHub but have not heard yet. Is there anything I should do or anyone I should contact? – math Oct 3 '20 at 22:06
  • It is unclear to me whether this question is asking about GitHub Pages and github.io, or about your GitHub Profile on github.com. You mention github.com/username/ which is a GitHub Profile URL, but then talk about adding meta tags which is only possible with GitHub Pages (github.io). – Maximillian Laumeister Oct 4 '20 at 0:00
  • @MaximillianLaumeister This is about my GitHub profile. since this morning when I google my name, it does not bring my GitHub page at all, and when I type my name followed by the keyword GitHub it gives the above information. – math Oct 4 '20 at 1:18

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