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WordPress Robots.txt File

Simply Create or Edit Robots.txt File From Your WordPress Dashboard.

You only need a robots.txt file if your site includes content that you don't want Google or other search engines to index.

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Why WordPress Robots.txt Important?

Do you need a robots.txt file and what is the importance of it? Your site's robots.txt file play an important role in your site's overall SEO performance. It basically allows you to communicate with search engines and let them know which parts of your site they should index.

Really Need WRobots.txt File?

Absence of a robots.txt file will not stop search engines from crawling and indexing your website. However, it is highly recommended that you create one. If you want to submit your site's XML sitemap to search engines, then this is where search engines will look for your XML sitemap unless you have specified it in Google Webmaster Tools.

How to Use WordPress Robots.txt Plugin?

Robots Txt File plugin allows you to create or edit the content of your robots.txt file. It's really simple to use. Just install the plugin by using dashboard or upload "robots-txt-file" folder to your plugins directory. Now activate it from WordPress admin panel and go to Dashboard => Settings => Reading. You'll find a box with title Robots.txt File. You can write and edit the default robots.txt content in the box. And click the "Save Changes" button to save your edited file. All done!

Author Ataul Ghani
Contributors mag_oberon
Tags google, plugin, robots, robots.txt, search, seo, txt
  1. robots-txt-file screenshot 1

    Admin option

  1. Upload the robots-txt-file folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Go to Dashboard => Settings => Reading
  4. Make your own changes and save it.
  5. You're done!


First Release

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Version 1.4

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.6.3

Last Updated 03 Dec 2016

Date Added: 18 Dec 2015

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