How to block search engines? You created your very own personal home on the web. However, the site turning up into search engines and web directories, revealing your personal details. It is very simple to block search engines from indexing your website by adding a small META code in your web pages and adding a small text file called robots.txt. Protect your privacy.
Add meta tag to head of your
<META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW">
Create a robots.txt (all lower-case) using any simple text editor like Notepad. Save it into your root directory of your domain to prevent search bots from accessing any page on your site. Type the details exactly as give below into the robots.txt file
To exclude all robots from the entire server
User-agent: * Disallow: /
To allow all robots complete access
User-agent: * Disallow:
Or create an empty “/robots.txt” file.
To exclude all robots from part of the server
User-agent: * Disallow: /cgi-bin/ Disallow: /tmp/ Disallow: /private/
To exclude a single robot
User-agent: BadBot Disallow: /
To allow a single robot
User-agent: WebCrawler Disallow: User-agent: * Disallow: /
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