Fine-tune Account Checks

Finding and Adding Ignored items and a Second Dictionary

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Users set as Account Admins can customize the configuration of Standard Checks for all Sites within their accounts by Ignoring select checks.

Ignore Using the Issues List

  • On a Site or Page Set Dashboard, select the X issues link for the Check Type you want to review

    DubBot Dashboard with Issue Links for each Check Type highlighted.
  • Select the kebab menu associated with the check or item you want,

  • On the menu that appears, choose to Ignore for this site or this account on the menu that appears.

Highlighting the Ignore for this Site or Account menu that appears after selecting the kebab menu for an Issue.

View or Customize the Standard Checks Settings for Your Account

To find the Standard Checks Settings:

  • Select the Settings button in the top navigation.

  • In the left navigation, under Account Check Settings, there are links for each Check Type.

  • Select the corresponding link to review items ignored account-wide for each check as well as the opportunity to add new exclusions for some : Accessibility, Best Practices, Spelling, Flagged Words, Links, Policies, and SEO checks across an account's sites.

Settings highlighted in the  Secondary Navigation and Account Checks Settings options highlighted in the DubBot app

Review and add items for Ignoring Manually or in Bulk

Ignored Items for the account will be displayed under the corresponding tab. Administrators can manually add items for ignoring or bulk upload via CSV for Link Checking, Spell Check, and Flagged Words.

Add items to ignore in DubBot adding manually using the plus button or in bulk using the Import CSV button

Refer to the article, CSV upload format for more information about formatting files for upload into DubBot.

Update the Dictionary language

  • Select Spelling in the left navigation.

  • Choose a different language to update the Dictionary for the account.
    (DubBot's default settings allow up to 2 languages to be selected)

Spelling link highlighted and Dictionary dropdown highlighted in the Manage Spelling Checks panel of the DubBot app.

Ignoring Link Checking by URL

  1. Select Links in the Left Navigation.

  2. Select the Ignored Links and then Text Links tabs to manually enter a URL, or Import a CSV of URLs to skip.

  3. Enter the URL in the Add new Ignored Link text box and the select the + to add to the list of Ignored Links.

  4. You can also select the Regular Expression tab for more complicated URL exclusions. As always, we are here to help with this using the chat bubble at bottom, right or via email at help@dubbot.com .

Note that changes made to your preferences will require a re-crawl for your site(s) to update reported links.

Steps to add ignored Link Checks: 1. Select Links in left menu, 2. Select the Ignore Links Tab and then choose either the Text Link of Regular Expressions tab to enter the ignore information.

Ignoring Link Checking by Check Type

  1. Select Links in the Left Navigation.

  2. Select the Advanced Settings tab.

  3. Uncheck the box beside the type of Link Check Reason you wish to exclude from the Allowed Link Check Reasons list.

Note that changes made to your preferences will require a re-crawl for your site(s) to update reported links.

Steps to Ignore Link Checks by Type: 1. Select Links in left menu, 2. Select the Advanced Settings tab, 3. de-select the check box beside the link check reason  you no longer want to check in the account

If you have questions, please contact our DubBot Support team via email at help@dubbot.com or via the blue chat bubble in the lower right corner of your screen. We are here to help!

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