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Adsense Bot
Identifing Adsense bot
vortech

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3191 posted 3:07 am on Mar 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

I don't use Adsense on my site, so should I let the Adsense bot in? I don't think so. How can I identify it from the regular Bot?

Does it say "Media Partners"?

From a certain IP?

 

volatilegx

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3191 posted 9:09 pm on Mar 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

Does it say "Media Partners"?

I believe so... or mediabot.

Pfui

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3191 posted 11:02 pm on Mar 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

I've got the following in robots.txt:

User-agent: Mediapartners-Google*
User-agent: Mediapartners-Google/2.1
Disallow: /

vortech

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3191 posted 11:07 pm on Mar 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thanks all,

I'll update my robots.txt file.

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