User-agent: [user-agent name] Disallow: [URL string not to be crawled] User-agent: [user-agent name] Allow: [URL string to be crawled] Sitemap: [URL of your XML Sitemap] You can have multiple lines of instructions to allow or disallow specific URLs and add multiple sitemaps. If you do not disallow a URL, then search engine bots assume that they are allowed to crawl it. … [Read more...] about How to Optimize Your WordPress Robots.txt for SEO
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In addition to disallowing bots from exploring certain areas of your site, you can also specify a ‘crawl delay’ in your robots.txt file. This will prevent server overloads caused by bots loading and crawling multiple pages on your site at once. It can also cut down on Connection timed out errors, which can be very frustrating for your users. … [Read more...] about Understanding robots.txt: Why It Matters and How to Use It
While my wordpress website was in production, I created a robots.txt file to disallow everything. When the site was ready, I deleted the robots.txt file through cpanel and never thought much about it. Recently, I realized that the website was not showing up on google search results, upon further investigation, i realized that the old robots.txt file was still there (even though I can't locate the file in my root folder). … [Read more...] about Old robots.txt file not changing, can’t update to the current robots.txt
My content is great, i can tell it because i tested it. I published A month old article at my friend's website, with domain authority 6. It takes on first page and got 500 organic traffic. And i am devasted. And that is the case with all most all posts. There is only 1 post ranking, that too because it gets lot of referral traffic. … [Read more...] about Domain Authority, Backlinks, site speed, SEO, Sitemaps and robots.txt not helpful in Ranking
lynx -source -dump https://mysite.example <html lang="en-US"> <head itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/WebSite"> <meta charset="UTF-8" /> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" /> **<meta name='robots' content='noindex,follow' />** Where on earth it that coming from? Considering I can still reload the page in FF or Chrome and that tag doesn't show up? … [Read more...] about Why are some user agents still getting a meta robots tag with noindex from my site?