Result Management and Ranking Search UI

AddSearch crawls your website and takes screen captures of your web pages to show them next to the search results.

Some websites have obtrusive elements, such as a cookie consent view or a newsletter popup, that appear after the page is loaded. They may also end up in the screen capture. If this is the case, the screen captures might not look optimal.

Instructions

To show the elements that you don’t wan’t to appear on the screen capture only to others than the AddSearchBot, you can add the following JavaScript on your website:

if (navigator.userAgent.indexOf('AddSearchBot') == -1) {
  // Not AddSearch crawler
  // Show the obtrusive elements like a cookie consent
  // or "join our newsletter" modal
}

Or you can hide the element for just AddSearchBot using a custom CSS rule with the following code:


if (navigator.userAgent.indexOf('AddSearchBot') != -1) {
  var x = document.getElementById("cookies-message");
  x.style.display = "none";
}

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