if i have robots.txt do i need to have meta robot tags in my html

i think this is a case of precedence… robots look for robots.txt first

right

i think this is a case of precedence… robots look for robots.txt first

right

Correct, sir.

so it doesnt matter if i have robot meta tags in my html right?

so it doesnt matter if i have robot meta tags in my html right?

Not at all. Bot checks robots.txt then goes on to check metas on a per page bases. Use robots meta tags when you want to deny indexing.

noindex,nofollow, etc.