How do I create a robots txt file?
Follow these simple steps:
Open Notepad, Microsoft Word or any text editor and save the file as 'robots,' all lowercase, making sure to choose . txt as the file type extension (in Word, choose 'Plain Text' ).
Next, add the following two lines of text to your file:
Open this Link to Generate Robots.txt file https://free-seotool.com/robots-txt-generator
Enter your Domain / Sitemap of your Domain
Example : https://free-seotool.com/sitemap.xml
Then scroll down, you will find CREATE ROBOTS.TX button and press it.
It will ask for confirmation, press OK to continue or Cancel to stop the process.
Thats it, you are done, you can download / save the file and upload to your domain.
What if there is no robots txt?
robots. txt is completely optional. If you have one, standards-compliant crawlers will respect it, if you have none, everything not disallowed in HTML-META elements is crawlable. Site will be indexed without limitations.
Is robot txt necessary?
Most websites don't need a robots. txt file. That's because Google can usually find and index all of the important pages on your site. And they'll automatically NOT index pages that aren't important or duplicate versions of other pages.
What should be in a robots txt file?
txt file contains information about how the search engine should crawl, the information found there will instruct further crawler action on this particular site. If the robots. txt file does not contain any directives that disallow a user-agent's activity (or if the site doesn't have a robots.
What does a robots txt file do?
A robots. txt file tells search engine crawlers which pages or files the crawler can or can't request from your site. This is used mainly to avoid overloading your site with requests; it is not a mechanism for keeping a web page out of Google.
How do you check if robots txt is working?
Test your robots. txt file
Open the tester tool for your site, and scroll through the robots. ...
Type in the URL of a page on your site in the text box at the bottom of the page.
Select the user-agent you want to simulate in the dropdown list to the right of the text box.
Click the TEST button to test access.