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.
Getting Started with DubBotReady to start using DubBot? Here is an outline of the steps you will need to take to start using your DubBot account.
Kickoff Calls - What to ExpectThis is an outline of topics you can expect to be covered during your kickoff call with DubBot.
Walkthroughs and Training calls - What to ExpectThis is an outline of topics that will be covered in a Walkthrough or Training session with DubBot.
Site SetupSite Setup allows users to configure crawl and test options to be performed across pages.
Site Crawler options
Ignored Paths for Specific SitesUsed to determine which folder paths will not be crawled while DubBot inventories a site.
Best Practices: Smaller Sites vs Whole SiteThere are big advantages to breaking your websites up into smaller sites, versus doing a single large crawl.
User/Page Set access for a SiteThe Site Settings panel allows administrators to quickly assign User(s) to a Site and to rule a Site into an existing Page Set.
Configuring the Checks performed on a SiteUpdate the standard checks, dictionary, dictionary language, dictionary words, flagged words, and broken links flagged for your Site
Advanced Settings for SitesAdvanced Settings can be used to configure the site crawler to accommodate website server and performance needs.
Enable/Disable siteEnable/Disable refers to the Automated Crawling status.
CSV upload formatAdmins can upload CSVs to ignore items from the Site & Account levels. This includes: words, links, flagged words and link paths for sites.
Remove optional, banner/popup content from displaying on webpages within DubBotThe following instructions can be used to close content sections for full websites inventoried in DubBot.
SSO and MFA OptionsChoose SSO or MFA for your login access.
User SetupCreate a user and set the user's account role
Abilities for each RolePermission per role in DubBot
Single sign-on (SSO) InstructionsDubBot offers optional services for SSO. The following is what we'll need in order to get it set up.
Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)How to enable MFA to increase login security on your account.
Custom Policies OverviewCreate additional flags for added accessibility, web governance, and SEO review
Policy Library OverviewAdd more specific checks to your account
Create a Custom PolicySteps to create a custom policy
How do I see the results of my new Policy?Just few items to check before viewing the results of your new Policy.
Custom Policy results for Content EditorsGive content editors access to Custom Policy results.
Connecting Google Analytics 4Bring new insights into your DubBot SEO dashboard with the GA4 connector.
Modifying an existing Site's SettingsLocating the Site Settings Panel to make changes
DubBot's Crawler IP Address and user agentDubBot's crawler is managed in AWS. DubBot maintains a static IP for the crawler.
What is robots.txt and why do I need to update my site settings?
Add the GitHub Connector to your DubBot accountThis article is for DubBot administrators. Setup a GitHub connector for users to send Task information to GitHub repositories.
Example Custom User Agent
Filtering crawler from Google Analytics Reporting & DubBot's IP AddressFilter DubBot's crawler from Google Analytics reports
Broken Link Status CodesEvery link in a website will return a status code. Typically, links with a 404 status code should be prioritized for updating.
Add a word to a Site's Dictionary from a Page View
Add a word to a Site's Dictionary from the Site's Dashboard
Exclude broken links reported by reason (or response code)Set preferences for the type of link response codes that are reported
Reanalyze PagesDubBot allows Admin users to re-analyze a page to refresh test results.
Configuring the Checks performed for the whole Account
Your 404 page needs a 404 page statusWhy this is critical for both a successful crawl and accessibility