Screaming Frog SEO Spider

Operated by Screaming Frog. Last seen today.

What is Screaming Frog SEO Spider?


Screaming Frog SEO Spider is an SEO crawler operated by Screaming Frog. 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.




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
Screaming Frog SEO Spider Should match instances of Screaming Frog SEO Spider

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

# robots.txt
# This blocks Screaming Frog SEO Spider

User-agent: Screaming Frog SEO Spider
Disallow: /

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

Get the Robots.txt


Other Websites

of top websites are currently blocking Screaming Frog SEO Spider in some way
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