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February 12th, 2006, 04:39 PM #1Trying to ban googles images
I have tried this below (in my .htaccess file) to ban google from using my images but I still kept getting lots of hits from their images section. I tried to add the http// like bottom and I kept getting an "Internal Server Errror" error message.
Can anybody please tell me the correct way to ban the various google images URL's?
<Limit GET PUT POST>
deny from images.google.com
<Limit GET PUT POST>
deny from http://images.google.com
</Limit>One day parasites and their ilk will be made illegal, I bet a few Lawyers will be pissed off when the day comes.
Mr. Spitzer is fetching it nearer
February 12th, 2006, 05:54 PM #2
I'm still wondering about this whole concept. Is a hit from images.google.com really someone using your bandwidth for their purposes, or is it the result of someone using a specific function of a search engine to locate sites with a particular .jpg or .gif?
I see a high percentage of this kind of hits on a collectibles site that is heavy in standard graphics*, and the hits come from four to six, sometimes more, country-centric googles.
The only thing that bothers me is that I don't think I see sales coming from this traffic.
*standard in this case in that they are provided probably by the manufacturer and could appear on many sites and be provided by many merchants.
February 12th, 2006, 06:28 PM #3Originally Posted by Herb ԿԬ
My site(s) used to be found through keywords and now I see a lot of traffic comes from the Google images search -- I am not so happy about that because I don't think such searches are invitations to see more of my site that has been revealed -- it's more of a "hit and run" type of thing.
What would happen if it were banned? Could it be banned?
There would be less traffic to the site.
A couple of years ago I was annoyed by Ditto.com and had to re-word part of my site due to the annoyance~Rhia7 -- Remember the 7
February 12th, 2006, 06:45 PM #4
February 12th, 2006, 07:11 PM #5
Would this work in a robots.txt file? But why ban them?
Disallow: / your image address or yourdomain.com here[color=blue]"Those who give up their freedom for a little security deserve neither freedom nor security" - Benjamin Franklin[/color]
February 12th, 2006, 07:16 PM #6Originally Posted by HardwareGeekThis World is Not My Home
We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. . . And then we're gonna go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline! Quotes from the movie Rudy, 1993
February 12th, 2006, 09:48 PM #7Originally Posted by Cheesehead
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