homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.234.147.84
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / Advertising / Paid Inclusion Engines and Topics
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: Brett Tabke

Paid Inclusion Engines and Topics Forum

  posting off  
Babelfish and agent names.
Brett_Tabke




msg:24190
 2:28 pm on Sep 4, 2000 (gmt 0)

I have always (forever) associated domain names and agent names to flag spiders. Occasionally, I will look for just domain names, but it is rare. So I never notice Bablefish users at all. That was until today when someone visited with Scooter for an agentname from Bablefish. I fully look for 'the fish' and work accordingly. However, I never knew that the fish passed on the users agent name (or forgot is more like it). Something to consider...

 

Air




msg:24191
 4:22 pm on Sep 4, 2000 (gmt 0)

Yeah it's a deadly combination for breaking cloaking scripts, even by IP address, because it carries whatever agent the user makes his/her browser and the IP from a block known to be of that search engine.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Advertising / Paid Inclusion Engines and Topics
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved