Compatible XF Versions
2.0 , 2.1 , 2.2
Visible Branding
Disallows robots from indexing your site unless explicitly allowed.

(Robots link in Visitors tab)

(Example of Robots page)

(Example of Options page)

(Example of User group permissions)

  • All phrases start with robots_ for your convenience.

User group permissions:
Normally only the Administrative user group is set the 'Yes' in order to see the Robots link in the visitor tab menu.

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
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