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Re: 'Expires' Meta tag
From Peter McKeown at Solution-i.net on 24 May '01
replying to 'Expires' Meta tag posted by Elizabeth

>Will using the 'Expires' Meta tag prohibit any of the search engines from indexing the page?

- Do not beleive it will - most search engines use robots that will check for a file called robots.txt in the "root" directory of your site - a sample attached below. You can use this file to even allow different search engines to index different areas of your site

User-agent: *
Disallow: /cgi-local/
Disallow: /cgi-bin/
Disallow: /design/
Disallow: /images/
Disallow: /mp3/
Disallow: /styles/
Disallow: /sounds/




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