Hello, if I am under constant DDoS attack and I leave “I’m Under Attack Mode” on forever, will this ban google bots as well? And will the website’s SEO suffer from this?
It looks like got tired of waiting around for a response. So…
Only Google knows for sure how that affects ranking, but I can’t imaging it would be a good thing. If you use Google’s Webmaster Tools, that should help you figure this out.
And the source is this piece by a prolific blogger who knows a thing or two about Cloudflare.
We’ve also designed the new checks to not block search engine crawlers, your existing whitelists, and other pre-vetted traffic. As a result, enabling I’m Under Attack Mode will not negatively impact your SEO or known legitimate visitors.