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Re^5: Web Robot

by schumi (Hermit)
on Jul 17, 2003 at 09:45 UTC ( #275160=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: Web Robot
in thread Web Robot

Quite true, although most major search engines do actually heed the robots-file, if it is setup properly.

I think the easiest way to restrict access to a directory is setting up a proper .htaccess-file. You could even restrict access by IP-addresses...

On the other hand, using a robots-file (in addition to the above, note!) decreases the amount of 404s in your error-logs... ;-)

--cs

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