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XF2 Robots 2.5

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Compatible XF Versions
  1. 2.0

Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.

(Robots link in Visitors tab)

(Example of Robots page)

(Example of Options page)

(Example of User group permissions)

  • All phrases start with robots_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-Robots-2.1.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/Robots directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Questions and Answers:

Q: What is the purpose of this add-on?
A: Lots of robots crawling your forum will slow it down.

Q: I noticed a robot crawling my site but it's identified as a guest.
A: You need to add the name to the Blacklist field in the Options page.

Q: What happens if a robot which is not allowed comes to my site?
A: It receives a blank page.

Q: Why not use the robots.txt file to restrict robots?
A: Because robots ignore this file.

Database modifications:

This add-on will create a table called xf_robots in your database.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Robots v2.5 changes: Now using finder for performing database queries.
  2. See description

    Robots v2.4 changes: Updated setup to use schema manager.
  3. See description

    Robots v2.3 changes: Added Cron entry to delete all data in the xf_andy_robts table older than...
  4. See description

    Robots v2.2 changes: Added counts to the Robots page.
  5. See description

    Robots v2.1 changes: Updated PHP code. Eliminated regex code in favor of simpler foreach code.
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