I have just put a Drupal website online. I registered it in Google WebMaster's tool and it sent me back a
Severe health issues are found on your site message related to a
The content of this file is:
# # robots.txt # # This file is to prevent the crawling and indexing of certain parts # of your site by web crawlers and spiders run by sites like Yahoo! # and Google. By telling these "robots" where not to go on your site, # you save bandwidth and server resources. # # This file will be ignored unless it is at the root of your host: # Used: http://example.com/robots.txt # Ignored: http://example.com/site/robots.txt # # For more information about the robots.txt standard, see: # http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/robots.html # # For syntax checking, see: # http://www.sxw.org.uk/computing/robots/check.html User-agent: * Crawl-delay: 10 # Directories Disallow: /includes/ Disallow: /misc/ Disallow: /modules/ Disallow: /profiles/ Disallow: /scripts/ Disallow: /themes/ # Files Disallow: /CHANGELOG.txt Disallow: /cron.php Disallow: /INSTALL.mysql.txt Disallow: /INSTALL.pgsql.txt Disallow: /INSTALL.sqlite.txt Disallow: /install.php Disallow: /INSTALL.txt Disallow: /LICENSE.txt Disallow: /MAINTAINERS.txt Disallow: /update.php Disallow: /UPGRADE.txt Disallow: /xmlrpc.php # Paths (clean URLs) Disallow: /admin/ Disallow: /comment/reply/ Disallow: /filter/tips/ Disallow: /node/add/ Disallow: /search/ Disallow: /user/register/ Disallow: /user/password/ Disallow: /user/login/ Disallow: /user/logout/ # Paths (no clean URLs) Disallow: /?q=admin/ Disallow: /?q=comment/reply/ Disallow: /?q=filter/tips/ Disallow: /?q=node/add/ Disallow: /?q=search/ Disallow: /?q=user/password/ Disallow: /?q=user/register/ Disallow: /?q=user/login/ Disallow: /?q=user/logout/
I believe Drupal generated this itself.
I have another Drupal site live, but it does not have a
robot.txt file, and Google WebMaster Tool does not throw me such messages.
How to solve this issue? Is it safe to remove my
I am still struggling with these strange warning messages from Google Webmaster Tools on my Drupal website:
Is robots.txt blocking important pages? Some important page is blocked by robots.txt.
When I click on 'important page', it points to:
Why would Google want to access