There are many good reasons to stop the search engines from indexing certain directories on a Web site and allowing others for SEO purposes. In today's organic SEO column, "Proper SEO and the Robots.txt File," Mark Jackson shows that by taking a good look at your Web site's robots.txt file and making sure that the syntax is set up correctly, you can avoid some search engine ranking problems.
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