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

(Example of Robots page)
Robots

(Example of Options page)
Robots

(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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