AndyB Robots

xF2 Add-on AndyB Robots 2.6

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Compatible XF Versions
2.0, 2.1

Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.

(Robots link in Visitors tab)
AndyB Robots

(Example of Robots page)
AndyB Robots

(Example of Options page)
AndyB Robots

(Example of User group permissions)
AndyB Robots

  • All phrases start with robots_ for your convenience.
  1. Download 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 v2.6 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.