I know you have a set of pre-defined aliases you can use by setting agent.user_agent_alias = 'Linux Mozilla' for instance, but what if I want to set my own user agent, as I'm writing a web crawler and want to identify it, for the sites I'm indexing's sake. Just like Googlebot.
There seems to be a user_agent method, but I can't seem to find any documentation about it's function.
You can set the user agent from an alias
a = Mechanize.new a.user_agent_alias = 'Mac Safari'
Available aliases are stored in the
#user_agent to set your custom user agent.
a = Mechanize.new a.user_agent = 'Custom agent'