How to add a robots.txt file to your website?

How to add a robots.txt file to your website?

Access the Robot.txt Generator Plugin

1. Select the website you wish to edit and go to plugins.

Access website admin
Accessing plugins available on Konigle
Open the Robot.txt Generator plugin

Generate a robots.txt file

1. Import your website's robots.txt file.

Obtaining your website's robots.txt file

2. Add new rules to your pre-existing robots.txt file. Note: The pre-existing file cannot be modified.

Adding a new rule to your robots.txt file

3. Configure the rule by selecting which pages you wish to allow or block selected bots from crawling. Add it when you're done.

Configure the robots.txt file rule

4. Generate a new robots.txt with the new rules.

5. You can choose to either download the robots.txt or upload it straight to your website.

Download or upload the newly generated robots.txt file

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does my website need a robots.txt file?

No, your website doesn't necessarily need a robots.txt file. Search engines will try to crawl your site even if the file is missing. However, a robots.txt file gives you more control over what gets crawled, which can be helpful for some website owners.

What is robot txt files and how to implement it?

Robots.txt is a text file on your website that tells search engine crawlers which pages they can access and index. It helps you control how search engines explore your website.

Here's a quick guide to implementing it:

  1. Use the robots.txt generator tool to create a robots.txt file for your website, specifying which pages to allow or disallow crawling.
  2. Upload the robots.txt file to the root directory of your website.

How do I read robots.txt from a website?

You can read robots.txt from a website by importing using the free robots.txt generator public tool.

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Konigle Customer Success ensures all Konigle customers have a smooth journey (from onboarding to actually using Konigle).