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Blocking SimilarWeb and Alexa

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by jbinkley, May 6, 2016.

  1. jbinkley

    jbinkley Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi,


    I know there is a way to block both these services so people can't find out where my traffic is coming from when they look into my domain. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.
     
  2. bsasson

    bsasson Registered Member

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    As far as I know, it's not possible to block the SW service from covering your domain. Source - used to work there.
     
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  3. AdvancedDevelopment

    AdvancedDevelopment BANNED BANNED

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    Alexia gathers most of their information from users who have the Alexia toolbar installed as far as I'm aware so this would be hard to do. Sure you could block the sites robot using .htaccess or your robots file though.
     
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  4. bsasson

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    Blocking via robots.txt or .htaccess will only prevent spidering/crawling, but the data comes from a panel, as you mentioned.
     
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    Were you able to find a solution to this ? What did you end up doing ?
     
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    Were you able to solve this ? What did you end up doing ?
     
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    How did you solve it ?