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What is the Different Between Sitemap and Robots.txt?

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    A site map is like the table of contents for your site... It provides search engines with a direct path to each page of your site, which favors quick indexing for all the pages.

    On the other hand, robots.txt is typically used to tell search engines to exclude from the index a specific page or folder of your site.

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    the sitemap is a way for the bots to index unlinked pages or pages linked with javascript - and to make a list of pages quickly

    if you put a page on your sitemap but then ban it with the robots.txt the bots should NOT index it still... bit of a odd thing to do though - you'd usually not add it to the site map if you dont want it indexed too.

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    robots.txt is used to block the search engine and other crawlers reading the data from a website. sitemap.xml is to provide the website page content structure to search engines and other crawlers visiting website.

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    Sitemap is provides website url to indexing for all website pages to search engine. Robots.txt is used to block specific pages for search engine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RichardWashington View Post
    Sitemap is provides website url to indexing for all website pages to search engine. Robots.txt is used to block specific pages for search engine.
    Thanks for giving bro

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