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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#1070 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Stop robots from accessing page history

Reported by: wardi-trac@… Owned by: Noah Kantrowitz
Priority: normal Component: RobotsTxtPlugin
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Trac Release: 0.10

Description

The robots.txt method can't currently stop robots from indexing old versions of wiki pages.

As a work-around I've added the following rewrite rule to my apache configuration:

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^version=(.*)$
RewriteRule ^/wiki/(.*)$ /wiki_revision/$1?version=%1 [R,L]

And I've added this to my robots.txt:

Disallow /wiki_revision

It would be nicer if this plugin had a solution for this problem, so I don't have to use Apache trickery.

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Noah Kantrowitz

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

This is outside the scope of this plugin.

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