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makoo:
Hello friends,
What is the limit of a robot.txt file?

soleseriouss:
500 kibibytes (KiB) is the limit of robots. txt file!

Alina Fernandiz:

--- Quote from: makoo on 01-12-2022, 03:57:59 ---Hello friends,
What is the limit of a robot.txt file?

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The robots.txt file must be a UTF-8 encoded plain text file and the lines must be separated by CR, CR/LF, or LF.

Google ignores invalid lines in robots.txt files, including the Unicode Byte Order Mark (BOM) at the beginning of the robots.txt file, and use only valid lines. For example, if the content downloaded is HTML instead of robots.txt rules, Google will try to parse the content and extract rules, and ignore everything else.

Similarly, if the character encoding of the robots.txt file isn't UTF-8, Google may ignore characters that are not part of the UTF-8 range, potentially rendering robots.txt rules invalid.

Google currently enforces a robots.txt file size limit of 500 kibibytes (KiB). Content which is after the maximum file size is ignored. You can reduce the size of the robots.txt file by consolidating directives that would result in an oversized robots.txt file. For example, place excluded material in a separate directory.

Adam Strange:

--- Quote from: makoo on 01-12-2022, 03:57:59 ---Hello friends,
What is the limit of a robot.txt file?

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I am think that there is no limit but while searching on Google I found one article- in this John Mueller said "Google has a limit of only being able to process up to 500KB of your robots.txt file".

Regards

themarkwilkinson:
That is true, Live cаsino works well for me and i know there is going to be a way for us to try out and see which is working well for you and me at this point. You know for a fact that there is a need to be better in the end so try not to do too much as well. That is a win for all of us.

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