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Re: Disallow in Robots.txt

From: Brad Miele <bmiele(at)>
Date: Mon Jan 08 2007 - 12:40:26 GMT
Pretty sure you can set agent in, yep, line 143:

agent       => 'swish-e spider'


Brad Miele
VP Technology
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On Mon, 8 Jan 2007, James wrote:

> Is there a way for other web-masters to disallow Swish-e from crawling their
> site(s) and is there a way to declare what bot I am?  For instance, I always
> put the following in my robots.txt files for my web-sites:
> User-agent: psbot
> Disallow: /
> Is there some kind of configuration file that declares what bot (User-agent)
> I am (when using Swish-e) and can that be changed to something I customize
> and something I can declare publicly so that anyone can disallow my user
> agent?
> I ask these things in general because I know that Swish-e has a polite
> spider, obeying Robots.txt and noindex, nofollow directives.
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Received on Mon Jan 8 04:40:32 2007