Slurp

  • For a Search Engine
  • Called Yahoo
  • From The United States
  • By Yahoo!
  • Gets a score of 86%

What is Slurp?

Slurp is a bot for website Yahoo. Although Yahoo still has Slurp, cooperation with Bing means that it takes most of its content from the Bing database, which is being filled using the Bingbot. The goal of slurp is however clearly stated on its page: Slurp is the Yahoo Search robot for crawling and indexing web page information. Although some Yahoo Search results are powered by our partners, sites should allow Yahoo Slurp access in order to appear in Yahoo Mobile Search results. Additionally, Slurp does the following: 1) Collects content from partner sites for inclusion within sites like Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports and 2) Accesses pages from sites across the Web to confirm accuracy and improve Yahoo's personalized content for our users.


BotRank for Slurp (86%):

The Internet of Bots has evaluated Slurp against 50 different checkpoints, of which 43 have been confirmed as being positive. These checkpoints evaluate the transparency and occurrence of a bot and don´t necessarily say something about its quality. The BotRank is calculated as [43*2=] 86%. The details of the bot and the BotRank can be seen below. For more information on how the BotRank is made, you can visit the page Botrank.

User Agent(s) (3/5):

  1. Distinguishable: Yes
  2. Botname: Slurp
  3. Email: Not mentioned
  4. Version: Not mentioned
  5. Mozilla: 5.0

Whois (5/5):

  1. Public: Visit Whois
  2. Organization: Yahoo!
  3. Country: The United States
  4. City: Sunnyvale
  5. Street: Yes

Weblinks (4/5):

  1. User agent: Visit Yahoo
  2. Crawler: Visit Yahoo
  3. Homepage: Visit Yahoo
  4. Query: Visit Yahoo
  5. Adding: Not available

Usage (5/5):

  1. Recommended: Yes
  2. Category: Search Engine
  3. Free query: Yes
  4. Register: Yes
  5. Logo: Yes

Occurrence (14/15):

  1. Has visited during 14 of the 15 control months

Webdepth (12/15):

  1. Has visited 12 of the 15 control sites