Google has up to date its Google documentation to assist spiders more specifically, the Google Favicon search engine now follows the rules of Googlebot and Googlebot-picture robots. Formerly, it seemed to observe Google Favicon’s personal policies, but that changed into modified or updated a few days in the past.
files from in advance this yr show this:
Revised record says it:
Dave clever, from wherein i discovered this, said on Twitter “FYI: Google’s icon icon spider seems to now comply with the Googlebot-picture / Googlebot robots.Txt guidelines (reputedly apparently following its very own, Googlebot favicon), so that you would possibly make sure you don’t block it by way of coincidence proper now.”
discussion board discussion on Twitter.