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Status: Feature complete and part of the ROpenSci network.
Author: Peter Meißner
Contributer: Oliver Keys (code review and improvements), Rich FitzJohn (code review and improvements)
The robotstxt package provides functions to download and parse robots.txt files. Ultimatly the package makes it easy to check if bots (spiders, scrapers, ...) are allowed to access specific resources on a domain.
Installation and start - stable version
Installation and start - development version
Robotstxt class documentation
library(robotstxt) paths_allowed( paths = c("/api/rest_v1/?doc", "/w/"), domain = "wikipedia.org", bot = "*" )
##  TRUE FALSE
paths_allowed( paths = c( "https://wikipedia.org/api/rest_v1/?doc", "https://wikipedia.org/w/" ) )
##  TRUE FALSE
... or use it that way ...
library(robotstxt) rtxt <- robotstxt(domain = "wikipedia.org") rtxt$check(paths = c("/api/rest_v1/?doc", "/w/"), bot= "*")
## /api/rest_v1/?doc /w/ ## TRUE FALSE
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- License: MIT
- Get citation information for
robotstxtin R doing
citation(package = 'robotstxt')