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Add-on Search Engine Bots as Members

Hi there,

in vb3 I used for about 3 years this mod: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=108070
It was possible to treat search engine bots as members, so that they had access to closed or hidden forums. You could creat an own usergroup for them and it worked pretty well.

Check out the link I hvae posted. Is it possible that anybody could program such an addon for XF? There is a free updated bot (spider) ip list on the web
Can anybody program this for XF?


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For seo that is no good idea. If google recognizes, that you deliver to google content, that is not accesiable for guests, it will downrank your site.


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