Setting Up DubBot

Ready to start using DubBot at your organization? These articles outline all of the steps to get your website content inventoried, analyzed, and ready for users to access in DubBot.

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Site Setup

Site Setup allows users to configure crawl and test options to be performed across pages.
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Site Crawler options

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Ignored Paths for Specific Sites

Used to determine which folder paths will not be crawled while DubBot inventories a site.
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Best Practices: Smaller Sites vs Whole Site

There are big advantages to breaking your websites up into smaller sites, versus doing a single large crawl.
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User/Group access for a Site

The Site Settings panel allows administrators to quickly assign User(s) to a site and to rule a Site into an existing Group.
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Configuring the Checks performed on a Site

Update the standard checks, dictionary, dictionary language, dictionary words, flagged words, and broken links flagged for your site
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Advanced Settings for Sites

Advanced Settings can be used to configure the site crawler to accommodate website server and performance needs.
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Enable/Disable site

Enable/Disable refers to the Automated Crawling status.
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CSV upload format

Admins can upload CSVs to ignore items from the Site & Account levels. This includes: words, links, flagged words and link paths for sites.
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Remove optional, banner/popup content from displaying on webpages within DubBot

The following instructions can be used to close content sections for full websites inventoried in DubBot.
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Additional Administrative Information

Modifying an existing Site's Settings

Locating the Site Settings Panel to make changes
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DubBot's Crawler IP Address and user agent

DubBot's crawler is managed in AWS. DubBot maintains a static IP for the crawler.
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What is robots.txt and why do I need to update my site settings?

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Example Custom User Agent

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Filtering crawler from Google Analytics Reporting & DubBot's IP Address

Filter DubBot's crawler from Google Analytics reports
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Broken Link Status Codes

Every link in a website will return a status code. Typically, links with a 404 status code should be prioritized for updating.
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Add a word to a Site's Dictionary from a Page View

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Add a word to a Site's Dictionary from the Site's Dashboard

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Exclude broken links reported by reason (or response code)

Set preferences for the type of link response codes that are reported
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Reanalyze Pages

DubBot allows Admin users to re-analyze a page to refresh test results.
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Configuring the Checks performed for the whole Account

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