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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
Description:

Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.

(Robots link in Visitors tab)

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(Example of Robots page)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • All phrases start with robots_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  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.
Author
Alvin
Downloads
18
Views
685
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Robots v2.6 changes: Fixed issue with Cron entry not deleting old data.
  2. See description

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

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

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

    Robots v2.2 changes: Added counts to the Robots page.
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