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Robots

[Free Add-on ] Robots 2.1

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Compatible XF Versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
Robots
1.5
Description:
Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.
In addition to the Robots add-on, I suggest installing the following three add-ons:
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(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 robots_v1.5.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_v1.5.xml file.
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Setup:

Set the Unregistered / Unconfirmed and Registered group permissions to Allow. The Allow setting means the Robots add-on will function for that user group.

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 Robot Names field in the Options.

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 99% of all robots ignore this file.

Database modifications:

This add-on will create a table called xf_robots in your database.

Installation:
  1. Download robots_v1.6.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_v1.6.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Author
Caldexi
Downloads
20
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  1. See description

    Robots v2.1 changes: This version has many changes. Please uninstall any previous version...
  2. See description

    Robots v1.9 changes: Updated Robot Names in the Options page. I suggest uninstalling any...
  3. See description

    Robots v1.8 changes: Added code to limit the 'type' field in the xf_robots table.
  4. See description

    Robots v1.7 changes: Updated Template Modification to use Regular Expression.
  5. See description

    Robots v1.6 changes: Updated PHP code.