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Problem with robots.txt...redirect? Willing to pay for help

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by nathandegrave, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. nathandegrave

    nathandegrave Newbie

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    I really don't know what to do but there is a problem with my bodybuildingmotivation.net website and I need it fixed.

    First of all, my site went from 1,000+ visitors a day and first page listings to ZERO overnight. That was the first warning sign.

    Now, I go into Google Rich Snippets tool and enter my domain and receive the following error:
    "Invalid URL or page not found."

    All of my other websites display correctly when inputting my URL.

    Finally, a last warning sign, upon trying to verify my site in Majestic SEO I get the message:
    "Unable to get robots.txt (response code: Redirect)"

    I submitted a ticket to Majestic SEO about this and here was their response:

    "There does appear to be some form or redirection going on to prevent our crawler from visiting your website. This may be being done by your ISP. When we visit your website identifying ourselves as the MJ12bot we are redirected to /KennZ/robots.txt and then onto /LKPMZ/KennZ/robots.txt which then results in a 404 not found error. When we do not identify ourselves as MJ12bot we receive the correct file.

    If this is not your configuration then you may need to contact your ISP. Some ISPs block robots from visiting websites to reduce their bandwidth costs, but are usually open to lifting these blocks if customers require these robots to visit their sites."

    Contacted my Host (Hostmonster.com) and they knew nothing about this and had no solutions. All of my other sites working on this host is fine. Please help me out with an answer.

    I am willing to pay money $$$$ for help if you can help me:

    a) Get my site showing up in Google Rich Snippets tool again.
    b) Get my site verified inside of Majestic SEO
    c) Get my site displaying inside of google again for the keywords: Bodybuilding Motivation

    *Note on C: I don't think my site not showing up for the keyword "bodybuilding motivation" has anything to do with seo, but more of a robots problem. I actually went through all results to the very end and my site did not display. This tells me it's a crawler/robot problem.
     
  2. innocent_kid

    innocent_kid Power Member

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    login into ur website folder.. check ur robots.txt file.. copy its content and postt it..might able to help if it is somthing simple ...
    it cud be problem with ur some plugin ;)
     
  3. innocent_kid

    innocent_kid Power Member

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    u might have installed some new plugin or have messed up with old one.. seems like wp site to me.. so check ur plugins
     
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  4. ArmoredMedia

    ArmoredMedia Junior Member

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    PMing you now since I need my Body Building motivation to! :D
     
  5. nathandegrave

    nathandegrave Newbie

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    Seems like that actually might have been the problem. Got rid of the plugin called Bad Behavior and it "LOOKS" like everything is working now. Only time will tell if any other problems resurface from this point.

    Thanks my man!
     
  6. innocent_kid

    innocent_kid Power Member

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    no problem ;) glad to help
    dont worry everything will get fine... just go to webmaster tools once and resubmit ur site and sitemap.. if u need any more help skype : abhitochill

    goodnight for now :)
     
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