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Bad Bot Blocker module blocks SEMRush's site audit #1769

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michaeltorbert opened this issue Jul 11, 2018 · 1 comment

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commented Jul 11, 2018

Reported here: https://twitter.com/Paul47Insights/status/1016816541264826368

To fix this, we'll probably need to run a site audit and log exactly what bot name/string is getting blocked.

We may want to see if we can get a test account for semrush.

@michaeltorbert michaeltorbert changed the title Bad Bot Blocker blockers SEMRush's site audit Bad Bot Blocker module blocks SEMRush's site audit Jul 11, 2018

@arnaudbroes arnaudbroes self-assigned this Oct 8, 2018

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commented Oct 8, 2018

I was able to reproduce this. Their bot is part of our blocklist.
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michaeltorbert added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 9, 2018

Remove SEMRush from bot blocklist (#1960)
* Remove SEMRush from bot blocklist #1769

* Remove second SEMRush entry from bot blocklist #1769

michaeltorbert added a commit that referenced this issue Oct 18, 2018

remove sem rush from bad bod saved list (#1981)
* remove semrushbot from bad bot list #1769

* revert files that somehow changed

* revert files that somehow changed part 2
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