Enabling Attracta SEO and Marketing Tools

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In order to use Attracta’s SEO and Marketing Tools on the following platforms, you will need to ensure that your website is linked to Attracta’s hosted XML Sitemaps:

  • Plesk
  • WebSite Panel
  • VPS/Cloud

*these changes are made automatically for those using cPanel when using the ‘Get in Google’ tool)

Plesk Instructions

To enable Attracta’s SEO and Marketing Tools on, you will need to connect the Attracta hosted XML Sitemap to your website’s robots.txt file. You can access your website’s files through either the Plesk File Manager or via FTP. Your FTP credentials will have been provided to you via email.

1. Locate a file in your httpdocs directory called robots.txt. If one does not exist, create a blank file with that name.

2. Open the file for editing.

3. Add a line with ‘Sitemap: ‘ to the robots.txt file.

4. Access the ‘Settings’ area of your Attracta account: https://www.attracta.com/user/v5/account/settings.jsp

5. Right click on the ‘View’ link and choose ‘Copy Link Address’.

6. Paste that ‘link address’ into the new line of robots.txt like so:

Sitemap: http://cdn.attracta.com/sitemap/123456/0.xml

7. Save the file.

You should now check the robots.txt file by going to the file in a web browser: http://yourdomain.com/robotst.txt

Please ensure that file contains the above sitemap line.

WebSite Panel Instructions

To enable Attracta’s SEO and Marketing Tools on, you will need to connect the Attracta hosted XML Sitemap to your website’s robots.txt file. You can access your website’s files via FTP or the panel Web File Manager. In order to get the FTP login information for your website, you will need to access the ‘View Space Summary’ area of WebSite Panel

1. Locate a file in your wwwroot directory called robots.txt. If one does not exist, create a blank file with that name.

2. Open the file for editing.
3. Add a line with ‘Sitemap: ‘ to the robots.txt file.

4. Access the ‘Settings’ area of your Attracta account: https://www.attracta.com/user/v5/account/settings.jsp

5. Right click on the ‘View’ link and choose ‘Copy Link Address’.
6. Paste that ‘link address’ into the new line of robots.txt like so:
Sitemap: http://cdn.attracta.com/sitemap/123456/0.xml
7. Save the file.

You should now check the robots.txt file by going to the file in a web browser: http://yourdomain.com/robotst.txt

Please ensure that file contains the above sitemap line.

VPS / Cloud Instructions

To enable Attracta’s SEO and Marketing Tools on, you will need to connect the Attracta hosted XML Sitemap to your website’s robots.txt file. Depending on the server software you have installed, you may access your website via FTP or some other method.

1. Locate a file in your website’s document root directory called robots.txt. If one does not exist, create a blank file with that name.

2. Open the file for editing.
3. Add a line with ‘Sitemap: ‘ to the robots.txt file.

4. Access the ‘Settings’ area of your Attracta account: https://www.attracta.com/user/v5/account/settings.jsp

5. Right click on the ‘View’ link and choose ‘Copy Link Address’.
6. Paste that ‘link address’ into the new line of robots.txt like so:
Sitemap: http://cdn.attracta.com/sitemap/123456/0.xml
7. Save the file.

You should now check the robots.txt file by going to the file in a web browser: http://yourdomain.com/robotst.txt

Please ensure that file contains the above sitemap line.

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