I understand that WP has a virtual robots.txt file. The xml sitemap plugin has an option to add the Sitemap to the virtual robots file. I have chosen that option & the virtual robots.txt file is recognized by Google Webmaster Tools & does in fact include the Sitemap. The sitemap plugin states the following:
The virtual robots.txt generated by WordPress is used. A real robots.txt file must NOT exist in the blog directory!
So, what to do? Is the correct answer to not choose the option via the xml sitemap plugin to use the virtual robots.txt file & to create a new actual robots.txt file, where I can also include the Sitemap?
I look forward to replies. Thanks!
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