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Geocaching Ireland • Google [Bot] ?
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Google [Bot] ?

Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:08 pm
by johnrm
Why is there a 'Google [Bot]' logged in?

Re: Google [Bot] ?

Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:09 pm
by dino
AFAIK it's the Google search engine scanning the site for content for the search results. In the old forum you wouldn't have seen it but with the different setup here you do

Re: Google [Bot] ?

Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:13 pm
by johnrm
Just googled it and it looks like its nothing to worry about.
I don't trust it though...

Re: Google [Bot] ?

Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:28 am
by donnacha
It's Google indexing the forums.....only the public ones not the member only forums. You'll see their feed bot also, MSN and a ton of others. I have it set up like that so it doesn't skew the user stats.