Whatever a bot can see, it can index. So if a bot can see the subforum (on the index page, even if it cannot enter that specific subforum), then that subforum title (with latest poster and postdate) could end up in a search engine)Webmasterks wrote: ↑Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:03 amI do have a couple of private forums and the members of those forums need special group permission to enter. But if a bot can get in, would that be a security issue? Because even when a bot gets in those forums, can they index them and would snippets of text end up in search machines?
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