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What is SiteAuditBot?


SiteAuditBot is a developer helper operated by Semrush. 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.


Operator Semrush


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.


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

of top websites are currently blocking SiteAuditBot in some way
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Access Control

Should I Block SiteAuditBot?

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

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
SiteAuditBot Should match instances of SiteAuditBot

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

# robots.txt
# This should block SiteAuditBot

User-agent: SiteAuditBot
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