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eBay Robots Blocking VPP Info Page
Doing a Google search for "ebay motors protection" yielded a page for eBay vehicle purchase protection overview that was blocked by a robots.txt file.
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05/06/2015 - 5:41 PM
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I'm wondering why eBay is robots blocking their vpp info page? 

In seo lingo a robots.txt file is used to request search engine bots not to index a page or directory of pages. But this page for eBay vehicle purchase protection information page normally would not be blocked from searchers requesting this information. 

And that's not the only blocked page. This particular robots.txt file is blocking EVERYTHING in pages.motors.ebay.com. Must be a mistake. Otherwise it makes no sense to block this wide range of pages.  

Oh well.. As usual just my two cents worth laugh

ebay vpp search result blocked by robots.txtexample ebay robots.txt file

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Looks like they are removing the motors sub-directory. Probably moving everything under motors to pages.ebay.com. Goodbye once successful ebay motors.

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