Robots?

Discussion in 'CanonForums.com Support and Suggestions' started by pan, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. pan

    pan Member Site Supporter

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    I'm curious about the "Members Online Now" counter and robots.
    How does the site know when robots are online? And what are the robots trying to achieve by being here?
     

  2. Phil

    Phil Administrator Staff Member Site Supporter

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    The robots are usually search engines scraping the website.
     
  3. pan

    pan Member Site Supporter

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    Okay. Thanks.
     
  4. KiloHotelphoto

    KiloHotelphoto Member Site Supporter

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    Skynet, they will be taking over soon.
     

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