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Simple robots.txt app for django

Project description

This is a simple application to create a robots.txt file for django. It has no models at all and you’re supposed to edit a template to update the robots.txt file. I got tired of having to add this view to each and every project because Django doesn’t have a built in text/plain view.

See the robots page for details what the file should look like.

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Usage

Get django-robots-txt into your python path:

pip install django-robots-txt

Create your custom robots.txt file in one of your template directories as robots_txt/robots.txt.

Add a robots.txt view to your root urls.py:

from django.conf.urls.defaults import patterns, include, url
from robots_txt.views import RobotsTextView

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    ...,
    url(r'^robots.txt$', RobotsTextView.as_view()),
    ...,
)

That’s it, your robots.txt template will be served.

This urlconf entry is also supported if you prefer to keep it short:

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    ...,
    url(r'', include('robots_txt.urls')),
    ...,
)

You can add robots_txt to your INSTALLED_APPS in settings.py if you don’t want to create your own template and don’t mind having an empty robots.txt:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...,
    'robots_txt',
    ...,
)

Changes

0.4: - Refactor tests - Updates for Django 1.6

0.3: - Bugfix for included urlconfig

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