Expert allows you to prevent GPTBot from accessing your site through a checkbox in the Control Panel. This checkbox adds GPTBot to your robots.txt.
noindex to your robots.meta in the site header, which allows your site to be visited but not indexed by the crawler, disabling GPTBot access means your site will not be visited by the GPTBot crawler at all.
Disable GPTBot access
- Navigate to Control Panel > Configuration > Site Options.
- Check the box Disable GPT bot crawling.
Verify GPT bot access has been disabled
Once the box is checked in the Control Panel, the blocking script for GPT should show in robots.txt. If the box is unchecked, the script should not appear:
User-agent: GPTBot Disallow: /