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Robots Exclusion File

  1. Google to Murdoch: Here's Your Hat, What's Your Hurry?

    And if Murdoch doesn't want or need that traffic anymore, then Google now offers him the "option" of using the Robots Exclusion Protocol for Google News as well as Google. Josh Cohen, Senior Business Product Manager, said, "Now, with the news...

  2. Copyrights, Trademarks and Search Engines

    Web site owners can instruct the search engines to not index their site's graphic images by using the Robots Exclusion Protocol. For example, if all of a site's graphic images are contained in a folder or directory called "images" or "graphics...

  3. SEO Book's Aaron Wall Sued By Traffic-Power Over Revealing "Trade Secrets"

    Wall's site - Blocked Wayback Machine with "Robots.txt Query Exclusion" (See robots.txt file at*/

  4. Search Engines and Web Server Issues

    Robots Exclusion Protocol Checking your robots.txt file to ensure that you are allowing Google in to index your site, said Cutts. Everybody should have this file, even if it's an empty file," he said.

  5. Gems from the Congressional Research Service

    House of Representatives web server but because of a robots exclusion protocol file on the site, these reports are not crawled by search engines. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is a highly respected non-partisan research organization...

  6. Blocking Crawlers With The Meta Robots Tag

    The Web Robots Pages: The Robots META tag The tag was created as an alternative to the robots.txt file, which controls how search engines access a web site (see the Blocking Search Engines With Robots...