Slackbot-LinkExpanding

Operated by Slack. Last seen today.

What is Slackbot-LinkExpanding?

About

Slackbot-LinkExpanding is a fetcher operated by Slack. 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

Website https://api.slack.com/robots

Type

Fetcher
Fetches web content on behalf of an app

Expected Behavior

Fetchers visit websites on-demand. They're normally dispatched by apps to present metadata about a link (e.g. the title and thumbnail image) to a user.

Access Control

Using Robots.txt

User Agent Token Description
Slackbot-LinkExpanding Should match instances of Slackbot-LinkExpanding

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

# robots.txt
# This blocks Slackbot-LinkExpanding

User-agent: Slackbot-LinkExpanding
Disallow: /

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

Get the Robots.txt

Insights

Other Websites

0%
of top websites are currently blocking Slackbot-LinkExpanding in some way
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