Robots

xF1 Add-on Robots 2.1

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Compatible XF Versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
Description:

Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.

(Robots link in Visitors tab)
robots.jpg

(Example of Robots page)
robots1.jpg

(Example of Options page)
robots-2.jpg

(Example of User Group Permissions)

Features:
  • All phrases start with robots_ for your convenience.
Installation:
  1. Download robots_v2.2.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-Robots_v2.2.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
User Group Permissions:

Set the Administrative user group permissions to Allow. This allows Admin to see the Robots link under the Visitor tab.

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 when a robot is blocked?
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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