Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

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Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

Post by seaside man » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:12 am

Hi, i am not sure what is happening, but recently i am getting lots of access denied in my google webmaster tools.

My site is www.in2town.co.uk and i have had a notice from google which says

http://www.in2town.co.uk/: Increase in authorization permission errors
September 3, 2013

Google detected a significant increase in the number of URLs we were blocked from crawling due to authorization permission errors.

I am not sure what is going on, i have listed my robots file below, can anyone please give me advice on how to sort this out.


# If the Joomla site is installed within a folder such as at
# e.g. www.example.com/joomla/ the robots.txt file MUST be
# moved to the site root at e.g. www.example.com/robots.txt
# AND the joomla folder name MUST be prefixed to the disallowed
# path, e.g. the Disallow rule for the /administrator/ folder
# MUST be changed to read Disallow: /joomla/administrator/
#
# For more information about the robots.txt standard, see:
# http://www.robotstxt.org/orig.html
#
# For syntax checking, see:
# http://www.sxw.org.uk/computing/robots/check.html

User-agent: *
Disallow: /administrator/
Disallow: /cache/
Disallow: /cli/
Disallow: /components/
Disallow: /images/
Disallow: /includes/
Disallow: /installation/
Disallow: /language/
Disallow: /libraries/
Disallow: /logs/
Disallow: /media/
Disallow: /modules/
Disallow: /plugins/
Disallow: /templates/
Disallow: /tmp/
Sitemap: http://www.in2town.co.uk/index.php?opti ... onent&id=1
In2town Magazine is a popular magazine covering celebrity gossip, travel news, lifestyle news, gadget news and so much more. visit http://www.in2town.co.uk

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Re: Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

Post by sitesrus » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:09 pm

Is your site map current? Have you made any changes that aren't reflected in the site map?
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Re: Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

Post by seaside man » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:33 pm

no, site map is fine, i have just tried altering the robot file and see if that will help
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Re: Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

Post by PaulMore » Mon Sep 23, 2013 7:15 pm

Could you link a URL that is being rejected by Google? I suspect this is caused by a wildcard/robots entry or something on the page itself.
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Re: Getting lots of access denied in webmaster tools

Post by seaside man » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:57 pm

PaulMore wrote:Could you link a URL that is being rejected by Google? I suspect this is caused by a wildcard/robots entry or something on the page itself.
at the moment i have not had anything for a week or so, my hosting company is saying my robot file is wrong and is stopping google from indexing a lot of my content.

i work in k2 and the template is world news two with gavick
In2town Magazine is a popular magazine covering celebrity gossip, travel news, lifestyle news, gadget news and so much more. visit http://www.in2town.co.uk


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