Most crucial topic for SEO beginners.
What is Robots.txt?
Robots.txt is a simple text file in which a webmaster writes instruction for web crawler robots. Robots.txt file exist in website root directory (i.e. YourWebsite.com/robots.txt)
How to create robots.txt file?
Simply open your notepad and writes instruction in it as per your requirements.
Below instructions block all search engines crawlers from all web content.
Block particular crawler from specific folder.
Block particular search crawler from particular page.
Also can add or pass parameters to add up sitemap URLs in your robots.txt file.
Role of Robots.txt file in SEO?
Robots.txt file is an essential factor of Search engine optimization (SEO). When crawler comes first on your website then crawler find out your website robots.txt file for instruction to go ahead. Crawler respect and follow your robots.txt file, if you block some pages and do not want to index those pages in search engine then crawler will not crawl those pages and ignore them. Thus, robots.txt file is playing vital role in Seo.
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