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How to get ROBOTS.TXT to disallow most of my many subdirectories?

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Say I wanted my Robots.txt file to allow all files in my web site's root directory but disallow all of my (many) sub-directories except one called 'ABC'. Would the following work?



disallow: /*/*

allow: /ABC/





Edited by ally1205, 01 January 2016 - 10:48 AM.

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Not that familiar with the program but most programs will see the disallow everything first and then not bother with the Allow so I would at least reverse the last two as they do on:




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