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Robots?

Discussion in 'Site Help and Feedback' started by TabithasMom, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. TabithasMom

    TabithasMom Active Member

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    So, what are the robots noted in the "members only" section, on the right-hand side of the home page? I've only recently noticed this section (yep, I'm that observant), and it's piqued my curiosity.
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    Scoolman Well-Known Member 3 Year Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Automated spam programs creating bogus accounts.
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    TabithasMom Active Member

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    Ohhh, I knew it wasn't anything good. Thanks for clearing that up. :)
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    CrypticSpider Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Admin needs to update the robots.txt file on the server. Not only what Scoolman said; robots are also search engine robots that browse the site and index the contents so they show up in a search query.
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    Will Well-Known Member

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    They're happening more frequently...
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    CrypticSpider Well-Known Member 3 Year Member

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    Working on it. :)
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