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What is Bing's / Yahoo's mobile bot user-agent string? jersey_guy msg:4285943 8:46 pm on Mar 22, 2011 (gmt 0) Hello, What is Bing's mobile bot user-agent string? And does Yahoo have a mobile bot, and it's user-agent string name? Thanks
wilderness msg:4286646 1:54 am on Mar 24, 2011 (gmt 0)
Yahoo seems to have a serertate bot for just about everything. The following are very OLD: User-Agent: Yahoo-MMCrawler User-Agent: YahooSeeker User-agent: Yahoo! Mindset User-agent: Yahoo-Blogs User-agent: Yahoo-MMAudVid User-agent: YahooFeedSeeker User-agent: YahooSeeker-Testing User-agent: YahooSeeker/CafeKelsa-dev User-agent: YahooVideoSearch User-agent: YahooYSMcm User-agent: Yahoo! DE Slurp User-agent: Yahoo! Slurp China During 2008 & 2009 Yahoo had an affiliation with Black Berry and Novorra Yahoo LVLT-YHOO-8-12-144 (NET-8-12-144-0-1) 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124 "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:126.96.36.199) Gecko/20060909 Firefox/188.8.131.52 Novarra-Vision/7.3" and also as a different UA: KWC/1004 UP.Browser I'm sure this is all changed in three years, given the ever expanding technology of mobile. jersey_guy msg:4286818 12:42 pm on Mar 24, 2011 (gmt 0)
@wilderness, thanks for the info, but it didn't really answer my question... I'm trying to identify Bing and Yahoo mobile bots so that I can serve up my mobile site to them. wilderness msg:4286838 1:58 pm on Mar 24, 2011 (gmt 0)
"user agents" +mobile [ google.com] The second link provides an explantion of using "profile headers" to identify mobile requests, unfortuately, the same page does not provide an example of utilizing headers within htaccess. They may in subsequent pages. Going through the SERPS you may even locate a website that offers a complied list of various UA's. I don't recall ever seeing one in this forum.