[Mailman-Users] Robots.txt

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Dec 27 20:03:35 CET 2014

On 12/26/2014 09:21 AM, Greg Sims wrote:
> I read the archives of this list and found a couple of entries.  The answer
> seems to be including "Disallows" in our robots.txt file.  I did this as
> you can see here -- towards the bottom of the file:
> http://www.raystedman.org/robots.txt
> This has been in place for four weeks so I do not believe it is working.  I
> believe this problem is there needs to be a robots.txt file for each
> subdomain.  In this case, mailman lives in the lists.raystedman.org
> subdomain.  Is there a way to have a robots.txt file for the
> lists.raystedman.org subdomain?

Absolutely. Just put it in the root directory that contains the page
which is served when you go to <http://lists.raystedman.org/>. I.e., put
it where it will be served if you go to

However, note that can take a loooong time for pages to age out of
search results.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

More information about the Mailman-Users mailing list