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A simple Django app to provide access to a robots.txt file

Project description

A simple Django app to serve a robots.txt file.

Requirements

Django 1.2 or greater, Python 2.7 or greater.

Installation

Use your favorite Python installer to install it from PyPI:

pip install django-roberts

Or get the source from the application site:

hg clone https://bitbucket.org/mhurt/django-roberts

The robots package, included in the distribution, should be placed on the PYTHONPATH.

Configuration

  1. Add robots to your INSTALLED_APPS setting.

  2. Include the package’s url patterns in your root urls.py:

    url(r'', include('robots.urls')),
    

If your run Django’s development server you should now be able to see the example robots.txt file at http://127.0.0.1:8000/robots.txt

Extras

For convenience the package defines the usable combinations of robots directives which can be used in your views and templates.

The following constants are defined:

  • NOINDEX_FOLLOW
  • INDEX_NOFOLLOW
  • NOINDEX_NOFOLLOW

Here’s a simple example of using these constants in practice…

In your view:

# views.py
import robots

class MyView(ListView):
    meta_robots = robots.NOINDEX_FOLLOW
    ...
    ...

In your base template:

# base.html
<html>
  <head>
  ...
  {% include 'robots/meta_robots.html' %}

  <!-- OR -->

  {% if view.meta_robots %}
    <meta name="robots" content="{{ view.meta_robots }}">
  {% endif %}
  ...
  ...

Python package

The Python package is available from PyPI

Get the source code

From our BitBucket repository.

Report a bug

Please report any bugs through our Issue Tracker.

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