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xF2 Add-on Robots 2.2

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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-1.7.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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johnboscoville
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