robots.txt not working

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  1. misteryou.

    misteryou. Power Member

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    Hi there:)

    I have a newbie question

    I am tired to search what i am doing wrongwith my robot txt :confused:

    Trying to set up my robots.txt i installed pluggin in my WP but each of these pluggins seems to don't work for me when i check for mywpsite/robots.txt
    i only got a 404 not fund
    I aslo tried to install it myself with a txt file via file manager and still the same

    Can you tell me what i am doing wrong please cause its cause me big headeache
     
  2. whosays

    whosays Newbie

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    try to add the following to your .htaccess file


    Code:
    AddType text/html .txt
    Had this problem when I was starting out, using free webhosting. Some do not allow txt files. This might be the fix you need.
     
  3. misteryou.

    misteryou. Power Member

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    Hi thank for your help

    But still the same
     
  4. misteryou.

    misteryou. Power Member

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    i fixed it
    it was because i deleted the update service in my dashboard :)