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Question about AdWords and Robots txt

Discussion in 'Google AdWords' started by joebloggs, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. #1
    Hi,

    For the purposes of SEO, I want to block out terms and conditions using robots txt.

    Since terms and conditions are important for quality score, will blocking such pages with robots txt stop the AdWords spider from seeing that we have a terms and conditions page?

    Thanks in advance.
     
    joebloggs, Jul 31, 2008 IP
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    Any help greatly appreciated...
     
    joebloggs, Jul 31, 2008 IP
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    It should be ok. I block the Googlebot from crawling my landing pages. Here is some info.
     
    cormac, Jul 31, 2008 IP
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    Thanks very much. Your article answered my question perfectly.

    Rep added.
     
    joebloggs, Jul 31, 2008 IP
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    #5
    There would not be any problem like violiting google terms and condition of service by blocking your term and condition of services via robots.txt Since still there would be the link for it on your website for human visitior.

    You are just trying to block so that search engine could not read it.

    Cheers
     
    chirayu, Aug 1, 2008 IP
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    PPC-Coach Active Member

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    Why would you terms and conditions hurt your seo work?
     
    PPC-Coach, Aug 2, 2008 IP
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    That's an old article. Nowadays, the rules have changed. There is no need to exclude all 3 major crawlers in robots.txt.

    You can read more about it on the AdWords Help here
     
    ebizpoint, Oct 15, 2008 IP
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    Im wondering that too to be honest.
     
    pipes, Nov 15, 2008 IP
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    google adword why u relate with robot txt
     
    abook, Nov 15, 2008 IP
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    1. Use GS generator software.
    2. Update your robots.txt file.
    3. Add your site to Google Webmaster Tools.
    4. Submit the address of your GS file.

    A good first step in getting your webpages indexed is to have a GS. And with automated GS generator software, it improves the possibility of your webpages being indexed and showing up in search engine results.

    Cusimano.Com Corporation ( http://www.c3scripts.com/ ) is the developer of the sitemap.pl Google Sitemap generator software and other cgi-bin software scripts to help affiliates increase their affiliate marketing commissions.
     
    bappag, Nov 16, 2008 IP