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What is Google-InspectionTool?


Google-InspectionTool is a developer helper operated by Google. It's not currently classified as artificially intelligent or AI-related in any way. If you think this is incorrect or want to provide more detail, please contact us.




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.

Access Control

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
Google-InspectionTool Should match instances of Google-InspectionTool

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

# robots.txt
# This blocks Google-InspectionTool

User-agent: Google-InspectionTool
Disallow: /

Instead of editing your robots.txt manually, use the API or Wordpress plugin to keep your robots.txt up to date with the agent list automatically.

Get the Robots.txt


Other Websites

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