All myRealPage websites come with a default, pre-installed robots.txt file. This article contains instructions on how to add your own custom-robots.txt file to replace/override the default one.

The following steps will have to be completed:

Creating Your Custom Robot File

Be sure your robots file is called "custom-robots.txt ". You can download our pre-made file here. Advanced users who are familiar with the process can alter this file.

1- Create your custom robots.txt file:

  • A. In your robots.txt file, replace with your own domain name, and save the file.

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Uploading Your Custom Robot File

1 - Log in to Private Office:

  • A. Enter the URL
  • B. Enter your username (the email address you used when signing up).
  • C. Enter your password (which you chose during the sign-up process).
  • D. Click Login.

2 - From the Dashboard:

  • A. Click the Website tab.
  • B. Click All Web Pages.

3 - On the Edit Website page:

  • A. Click on the Images & Files tab.

4 - In The Web-Drive:

  • A. IMPORTANT: Make sure to select and highlight the root/main folder labeled My Web-Drive. This is where you must upload your new robots file in order for it to work.
  • B. Click the Upload file(s) here... link.

5 - In the Pop-Up Window:

  • A. Click on the Choose File(s) button. 
  • You can also choose to drag and drop your custom-robots file anywhere in the dark gray area. If you choose to do this, skip ahead to step 7 of this guide.

6 - From your file browser:

  • A. Locate and click on your file.
  • B. Click on the Open button. The uploading process will begin immediately.

7 - Upload confirmation

  • A. Once the file has been uploaded, you will see a confirmation appear at the bottom of the Web-Drive window.
  • B. You will now be able to see your new custom-robots file in your Web-Drive. Your website will now recognize that this is the file it should use.

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