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What is AhrefsBot?


AhrefsBot is an SEO crawler operated by Ahrefs. It's not currently known to be artificially intelligent or AI-related. If you think that's incorrect or can provide more detail about its purpose, please contact us.


Website https://ahrefs.com/robot/


SEO Crawler
Discovers search engine optimization insights

Expected Behavior

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Crawlers do not adhere to a fixed visitation schedule for websites. The frequency of visits varies widely based on several factors, including the search keywords it ranks for, and how many other websites link to it.

Access Control

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
AhrefsBot Should match instances of AhrefsBot

You can block AhrefsBot or limit its access by setting user agent token rules in your website's robots.txt.

# robots.txt
# This blocks AhrefsBot

User-agent: AhrefsBot
Disallow: /

Instead of doing this manually, you can generate your robots.txt automatically using the free API or Wordpress plugin.

Get the Robots.txt


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