Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#4765 closed defect (bug) (reported-upstream)

Google user agent requests to plugins/search.php returns a raw 403

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp's profile jonoaldersonwp Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: seo analytics


Requests like return a 403 error when the user agent is (or appears to be) Google. This behaviour (and any similar conditions which detect and alter the outcome for search engine user agents) should be disabled/removed.

Change History (1)

#1 @dd32
5 years ago

  • Resolution set to reported-upstream
  • Status changed from new to closed

Search engines are currently blocked from the current resources:

  • /plugins/search.php
  • /support/search.php

Filed request:

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