How Do I Edit 'robots.txt'?
A "robots.txt" file is generated automatically and can be accessed by adding "robots.txt" to the end of your website name, for example http://mysite.ukit.me/robots.txt.
This file contains the following directives:
- User-Agent: *. Means that the settings specified below are valid for all web crawlers.
- Allow and Disallow. By default, all pages of your website are indexed by search engines, however it’s possible to hide some pages from indexing.
- Sitemap. Tells search engines how to find a sitemap address. A "sitemap.xml" file is generated automatically.
- Host. This directive shows up if a website is connected to one or more domains. It indicates the primary domain of the website to web crawlers.
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