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|Best way to prevent bots from following links|
anything better than redirect.xyz exluded in robots.txt
| 12:57 pm on May 20, 2004 (gmt 0)|
If I'd like to make sure no bot is following links my (maybe a little simple) solution would be:
- use a redirect-file like red.cgi
- put it in some folder like domain.com/admin/red.cgi
- exlude folder /admin/ in robots.txt
Question is if this wouldn't draw any unappreciated attention...
Would you use anything more sophisticated?
| 5:30 am on May 21, 2004 (gmt 0)|
Do you mean legitimate bots, or spambots? For legitimate bots, the robots.txt should work, or meta robots nofollow.
| 6:07 am on May 21, 2004 (gmt 0)|
>> legitimate bots
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