Google XML Sitemaps
[resolved] Strange Text in Robots file (3 posts)

  1. heliumdesign
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I just installed XML plugin the other day, and our robots.txt file looks like this. What is the

    "<div id="linksID">
    <a href=/enchiridion209/>enchiridion209</a>
    part all about?
    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /wp-admin/
    Disallow: /wp-includes/
    Sitemap: http://noriskcrossfit.com/sitemap.xml.gz
    <div id="linksID">
    <a href=/enchiridion209/>enchiridion209</a>


  2. Sevenhelmets
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Definitely clean that out, and run your site through a site scan like Sucuri, as that code has been hacked.

    If you do a search for "<script>document.getElementById("linksID").style.display="none"</script>" you'll see a ton of site's "robots.txt" files infected with the same hack.

  3. Arne Brachhold
    Plugin Contributor

    Posted 2 years ago #

    That is not from the plugin. Better re-install your whole site, since it looks it has been hacked.

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