Adenergizer helps you serve robots.txt and ads.txt for your WordPress website without much doing. It helps you create and manage robots.txt, ads.txt from within WordPress admin area. By installing and activating this plugin you’re ready to serve these files without scratching your head for FTP, file-permissions etc. as no need to actually create robots.txt and ads.txt on your server. Adenerngizer automatically serves these files for you and you can control what content is served.
With Adenergizer you can specify clear instructions to web crawlers which part of your website they are allowed to access and can improve transparency for your buyers. By serving robots.txt and ads.txt you can make sure that your content and products are known to search engines, so the user can easily find them. It also help protecting your data and content which is not meant to be visited by crawlers.
- What is a robots.txt file?
Robots.txt is a text file webmasters create to instruct web robots (typically search engine robots) how to crawl pages on their website. The robots.txt file is part of the the robots exclusion protocol (REP), a group of web standards that regulate how robots crawl the web, access and index content, and serve that content up to users.
- What is an ads.txt file?
It is an IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) approved text file that aims to prevent unauthorized inventory sales. Ads.txt is a simple, flexible, and secure method for publishers and distributors to declare who is authorized to sell their inventory, improving transparency for programmatic buyers.
- Does robots.txt and ads.txt helps for SEO?
Yes. The purpose of these files is to better describe the content on your website to web bots. These files help web crawlers to index the content and serve that content to users.
- Why my website shows 404 (Not Found) page when robots.txt or ads.txt requested?
Make sure you’ve enabled the particular file in Adenergizer settings of WordPress admin area. Also, URL rewriting should be allowed.
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