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Code to block backlink bots?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LewisPhenom, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. LewisPhenom

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    Hey,


    Does anyone have an up-to-date code to block bots like majestic, ahrefs and MOZ for .htaccess on wordpress?

    I'd really aprreciate it. Thank you
     
  2. citizenmuj

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    Hi,
    You can find it over here - www_blackhatworld_com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo/497725-method-how-stop-competitors-spying-your-links.html

    You can search around the forum next time ;)
     
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    Code:
    # BEGIN WordPress<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    
    
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !/robots.txt$
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BLEXBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BlackWidow.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Nutch.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Jetbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebVac.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Stanford.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*scooter.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*naver.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*dumbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Hatena\ Antenna.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*grub.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*looksmart.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebZip.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*larbin.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*b2w/0.1.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Copernic.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*psbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Python-urllib.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NetMechanic.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*URL_Spider_Pro.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*CherryPicker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EmailCollector.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EmailSiphon.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebBandit.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EmailWolf.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Email.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ExtractorPro.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*CopyRightCheck.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Crescent.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SiteSnagger.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ProWebWalker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*CheeseBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LNSpiderguy.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ia_archiver.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Alexibot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Teleport.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*MIIxpc.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Telesoft.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Website\ Quester.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*moget.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebStripper.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebSauger.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebCopier.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NetAnts.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Mister\ PiX.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebAuto.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*TheNomad.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WWW-Collector-E.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*RMA.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*libWeb/clsHTTP.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*asterias.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*httplib.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*turingos.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*spanner.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Harvest.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*InfoNaviRobot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Bullseye.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebBandit.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NICErsPRO.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Microsoft\ URL\ Control.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*DittoSpyder.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Foobot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebmasterWorldForumBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SpankBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BotALot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*lwp-trivial.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebmasterWorld.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BunnySlippers.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*URLy\ Warning.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Wget.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LinkWalker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*cosmos.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*hloader.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*humanlinks.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LinkextractorPro.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Offline\ Explorer.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Mata\ Hari.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LexiBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Web\ Image\ Collector.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*The\ Intraformant.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*True_Robot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BlowFish.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SearchEngineWorld.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*JennyBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*MIIxpc.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BuiltBotTough.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ProPowerBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BackDoorBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*toCrawl/UrlDispatcher.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebEnhancer.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*suzuran.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebViewer.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*VCI.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Szukacz.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*QueryN.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Openfind.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Openbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Webster.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EroCrawler.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LinkScan.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Keyword.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Kenjin.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Iron33.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Bookmark\ search\ tool.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*GetRight.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*FairAd\ Client.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Gaisbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Aqua_Products.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Radiation\ Retriever\ 1.1.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Flaming\ AttackBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Oracle\ Ultra\ Search.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*MSIECrawler.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*PerMan.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*searchpreview.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*sootle.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Enterprise_Search.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Bot\ mailto:[email protected]*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ChinaClaw.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Custo.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*DISCo.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Download\ Demon.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*eCatch.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EirGrabber.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EmailSiphon.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EmailWolf.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Express\ WebPictures.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ExtractorPro.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*EyeNetIE.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*FlashGet.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*GetRight.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*GetWeb!.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Go!Zilla.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Go-Ahead-Got-It.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*GrabNet.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Grafula.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*HMView.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*HTTrack.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Image\ Stripper.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Image\ Sucker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Indy\ Library.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*InterGET.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Internet\ Ninja.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*JetCar.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*JOC\ Web\ Spider.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*larbin.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*LeechFTP.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Mass\ Downloader.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*MIDown\ tool.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Mister\ PiX.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Navroad.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NearSite.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NetAnts.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NetSpider.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Net\ Vampire.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*NetZIP.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Octopus.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Offline\ Explorer.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Offline\ Navigator.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*PageGrabber.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Papa\ Foto.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*pavuk.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*pcBrowser.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*RealDownload.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*ReGet.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SiteSnagger.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SmartDownload.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SuperBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*SuperHTTP.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Surfbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*tAkeOut.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Teleport\ Pro.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*VoidEYE.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Web\ Image\ Collector.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Web\ Sucker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebAuto.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebCopier.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebFetch.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebGo\ IS.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebLeacher.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebReaper.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebSauger.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Website\ eXtractor.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Website\ Quester.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebStripper.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebWhacker.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WebZIP.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Wget.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Widow.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*WWWOFFLE.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Xaldon\ WebSpider.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Zeus.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Semrush.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BecomeBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*AhrefsBot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*MJ12bot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*rogerbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*exabot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*Xenu.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*dotbot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*gigabot.*$ [NC,OR]
    RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} ^.*BlekkoBot.*$ [NC]
    RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://webmd.com/ [L,R=301]
    
    
    Order Allow,Deny
    Allow from all
    Deny from 212.113.35.162
    Deny from 212.113.37.105
    Deny from 212.113.37.106
    Deny from 213.186.119.134
    Deny from 213.186.120.196
    Deny from 213.186.122.2
    Deny from 213.186.122.3
    Deny from 213.186.127.3
    Deny from 173.199.115.115
    Deny from 5.10.83
    
    
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    </IfModule>
    
    
    # END WordPress
     
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  4. JasonS

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    Google can see the robots.txt file
     
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    WP Plugins are also available to do this if you are using wordpress for your PBN sites. Mix it up, dont go around do the .htaccess or WP plugins for all your PBNs.
     
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    How should I use this list in htaccess?
    I don't want to leave a footprint in my robot.txt

    Thanks.
     
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    use the rewrite method to stop those crawlers. They won't be able to crawl your website.
     
  10. Poker Rakeback Mafia

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    @asap1
    Where do I enter that code in my wordpress site please.
    And I obviously still want google to be able to crawl my site. That code won't stop them will it?

    And please educate me on something. Even if ahrefs cannot crawl my site, it will still crawl all of the other sites that the links are displayed on, so will still know about the links and display them to my competitors won't they?
     
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    ok, done the research. I guess i'll need to set up a separate sub domain for every page that i want to link to.
     
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    In your .htaccess file. You can find it in public_html directly if the domain parent to the cpanel account or in public_html->domain.com if its an addon domain.
    Will is not blocked in the file so it will still be able to reach your domains.

    You are looking at it the wrong way. You will use this sdomain1.com (i assume) to link to any of your money sites. You competitors will check your money sites backlinks via ahrefs/majestic and since they can't crawl domain1.com they don't know what it links to and hence don't show any results for backlinks of your money site.
     
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    @DigitalCon
    Yeah, I've done it with a 301'd domain instead of a subdomain.
    With another domain I have been able to set the robot blocking for the whole site, and redirect specific pages with specific links to the pages that I want on my money site.
    If I'd have gone the subdomain root I'd have had to have created a new subdomain for every page on my money site that I wanted to link to.
    Thanks for the help anyway.
     
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    User-agent: Rogerbot
    User-agent: Exabot
    User-agent: MJ12bot
    User-agent: Dotbot
    User-agent: Gigabot
    User-agent: AhrefsBot
    User-agent: BlackWidow
    User-agent: Bot\ mailto:[email protected]
    User-agent: ChinaClaw
    User-agent: Custo
    User-agent: DISCo
    User-agent: Download\ Demon
    User-agent: eCatch
    User-agent: EirGrabber
    User-agent: EmailSiphon
    User-agent: EmailWolf
    User-agent: Express\ WebPictures
    User-agent: ExtractorPro
    User-agent: EyeNetIE
    User-agent: FlashGet
    User-agent: GetRight
    User-agent: GetWeb!
    User-agent: Go!Zilla
    User-agent: Go-Ahead-Got-It
    User-agent: GrabNet
    User-agent: Grafula
    User-agent: HMView
    User-agent: HTTrack
    User-agent: Image\ Stripper
    User-agent: Image\ Sucker
    User-agent: Indy\ Library
    User-agent: InterGET
    User-agent: Internet\ Ninja
    User-agent: JetCar
    User-agent: JOC\ Web\ Spider
    User-agent: larbin
    User-agent: LeechFTP
    User-agent: Mass\ Downloader
    User-agent: MIDown\ tool
    User-agent: Mister\ PiX
    User-agent: Navroad
    User-agent: NearSite
    User-agent: NetAnts
    User-agent: NetSpider
    User-agent: Net\ Vampire
    User-agent: NetZIP
    User-agent: Octopus
    User-agent: Offline\ Explorer
    User-agent: Offline\ Navigator
    User-agent: PageGrabber
    User-agent: Papa\ Foto
    User-agent: pavuk
    User-agent: pcBrowser
    User-agent: RealDownload
    User-agent: ReGet
    User-agent: SiteSnagger
    User-agent: SmartDownload
    User-agent: SuperBot
    User-agent: SuperHTTP
    User-agent: Surfbot
    User-agent: tAkeOut
    User-agent: Teleport\ Pro
    User-agent: VoidEYE
    User-agent: Web\ Image\ Collector
    User-agent: Web\ Sucker
    User-agent: WebAuto
    User-agent: WebCopier
    User-agent: WebFetch
    User-agent: WebGo\ IS
    User-agent: WebLeacher
    User-agent: WebReaper
    User-agent: WebSauger
    User-agent: Website\ eXtractor
    User-agent: Website\ Quester
    User-agent: WebStripper
    User-agent: WebWhacker
    User-agent: WebZIP
    User-agent: Wget
    User-agent: Widow
    User-agent: WWWOFFLE
    User-agent: Xaldon\ WebSpider
    User-agent: Zeus
    Disallow: /
     
  15. Poker Rakeback Mafia

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    @robinmym

    Will that code have a different effect than the one posted above?
    If so, can I put them both in htaccess?
     
  16. littlewebdragon

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    Code listed above is for robots.txt file, and as asap1 said, robots.txt is readable by google, while .htaccess is not.
     
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    So what benefit would it bring to use the robots.txt file and let google know what you are doing?
     
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    Exactly. :) I'm not sure why would anyone block bots via robots.txt as they have a choice in that case to "listen" and do as by robots.txt and yet, it's visible, but while with .htaccess it's a directive and not an option.
     
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    Thank you again for your valuable information
     
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