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Why is Yahoo Mail Proxy reading my site?

Are you a webmaster looking for info about the “Yahoo Mail Proxy” or “yahoomailproxy” user-agent? Are you trying to find out more about the proxy yusercontent.com? We’ve got you covered.

What is Yahoo Mail Proxy?

Yahoo Mail Proxy is a content fetch proxy that retrieves the page content of URLs that are embedded within emails sent to Yahoo Mail users. Having the content displayed through the proxy improves the security for email users while reducing overall network usage.

How does Yahoo Mail Proxy identify itself?

Web site access for Yahoo Mail Proxy is identified by "YahooMailProxy" User-agents. The full user-agent value you'll see in your access logs are:

User agent

YahooMailProxy; https://help.yahoo.com/kb/yahoo-mail-proxy-SLN28749.html