Discussion in 'HTML' started by windandwaves, Jan 16, 2006.

  1. windandwaves

    windandwaves Guest

    Hi Folk

    I am trying to reduce the number of pages that are indexed on my site.

    If I were to put

    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /*/*.php
    Disallow: /*/*.html

    in the robots.txt file then would that mean that any files that are not in
    the root www directory will be ignored by robots?

    Thanks in advance (AKA TIA)

    - Nicolaas
    windandwaves, Jan 16, 2006
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  2. windandwaves

    Toby Inkster Guest

    No. Most robots do not support globbing, except for the special case
    of "User-agent: *"
    Toby Inkster, Jan 17, 2006
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  3. windandwaves

    windandwaves Guest

    Toby Inkster wrote:
    Would it work for Google? They do support globbing, but I am not sure if
    the syntax is correct.


    windandwaves, Jan 17, 2006
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