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by dmitry_n
Thu Oct 14, 2010 1:30 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: What is Bots permission ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4982

Re: What is Bots permission ?

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Shit! Those were not spam links! Those were proof of Google does crawl search URLs!!!
by dmitry_n
Mon Oct 11, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: What is Bots permission ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4982

Re: What is Bots permission ?

Brf wrote:The question is about how Search Engines browse your forum, which has nothing at all to do with toolbars.
Toolbars supply to Search Engines URLs visited by users. Examples:

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by dmitry_n
Mon Oct 11, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: What is Bots permission ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4982

Re: What is Bots permission ?

You seem a bit confused about how Bots see your board. A bot can not see the results of a user's search, only the results of a search they triggered themselves, which is pointless because they will not enter any search terms when they blindly click on the "search" link. Indeed bots CAN see results ...
by dmitry_n
Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:25 pm
Forum: phpBB Discussion
Topic: Spider Search Bot - unread posts
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Spider Search Bot - unread posts

It might be useful for bots to view new (unread) posts they most likely not crawled else. Afterwards bots developers might point their brainchild right to this page for the new content. As I saw in code everything is done already. Confusing user_type prevents the tracking engine from tracking regist...
by dmitry_n
Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:58 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Support Forum
Topic: What is Bots permission ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4982

Re: What is Bots permission ?

Looking at the Bot Access role, it is identical to Read Only Access, other than it does not allow Subscribing or Searching. Why is Searching not allowed? Yes, the Search form itself is pretty useless for bots however an user's search query captured by e.g. Google Toolbar sometimes represents a valu...

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