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Keep HTTrack users from downloading my website
HTTrack is software that allows someone to download a copy of your website for offline browsing. Some people don't want that and have asked how to block it.
Go to the advanced blocking page on your website. On the Wordfence menu, click Firewall, then click the Advanced Blocking tab.
Add *HTTrack* to the User Agent section and add a reason for the block.
Click the button to 'Block Visitors Matching this Pattern' and you are set.
Anyone trying to grab a copy of your site using HTTrack will get a 503 service unavailable error.