Dark Visitor

Last updated 8 hours ago.

What is Dark Visitor?

About

Dark Visitor is a developer helper operated by Dark Visitors. 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.

Detail

Operator Dark Visitors

Type

Developer Helper
Used by developers to test website functionality

Expected Behavior

Developer helpers generally visit websites on direct behalf of a user who is evaluating some feature or attribute. Visits can be one-off or part of a larger crawl.

Insights

Activity on Your Website

Half of your website's traffic probably comes from artificial agents, and they're becoming more intelligent every day.

Set Up Agent Analytics

Other Websites

0%
of top websites are currently blocking Dark Visitor in some way
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Access Control

Should I Block Dark Visitor?

Probably not. Developer helpers are normally used to optimize or find problems with your website.

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
Dark Visitor Should match instances of Dark Visitor

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

# robots.txt
# This should block Dark Visitor

User-agent: Dark Visitor
Disallow: /

Instead of doing this manually, you can generate a robots.txt that stays up to date with the agent list automatically.

Set Up Your Robots.txt