Crawling & Robots

Six Common Robots.txt Issues & And How To Fix Them

Robotst.txt are a wonderful tool that you can use to instruct search engine crawlers how you would want it to crawl your website. They are used mainly to avoid overloading your site with requests; it is not a mechanism for keeping a web page out of Google. To keep a web page out of Google, …

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Six Common Robots.txt Issues & And How To Fix Them

Robotst.txt are a wonderful tool that you can use to instruct search engine crawlers how you would want it to crawl your website. They are used mainly to avoid overloading your site with requests; it is not a mechanism for keeping a web page out of Google. To keep a web page out of Google, …

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Are Big Robots.txt Files A Problem For Google?

In case you weren’t in the know, robots.txt may be a small part of SEO, but it’s still important for your website. They tell the search engines which pages to access and index on your website on which pages not to. Not only that, robots.txt files are great for keeping the search engines from accessing …

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Are Big Robots.txt Files A Problem For Google?

In case you weren’t in the know, robots.txt may be a small part of SEO, but it’s still important for your website. They tell the search engines which pages to access and index on your website on which pages not to. Not only that, robots.txt files are great for keeping the search engines from accessing …

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New Crawl Stats Report Launched For Google Search Console

A new crawl stats report has been launched by Google for Search Console. The company says that this new report will be easier for Search Console users to find issues with Google crawling. Here is what’s new: Total number of requests grouped by response code, crawled file type, crawl purpose, and Googlebot type. Detailed information …

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Server Migrations Are “Uneventful For Google Systems”

According to Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller, during the September 24 edition of #AskGoogleWebmasters, server migrations “are pretty uneventful for Google systems” so long as everything remains the same, even though Googlebot will readjust how often it crawls your site. Twitter user @JSAdvertiseMint asked: “Our site is changing servers and I’ve had this go disastrously in …

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Google Notifying Webmasters To Remove Noindex From Robots.txt Files

Now that Google is completely removing support for the noindex directive in robots.txt files, Google is sending out notifications to those that have such directives. On the morning of Jul 29, a number of folks in the SEO community began to recieve notifications from Google Search Console with the subject line, “remove “noindex” statements from …

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