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Report of Pages with Broken, Deleted, or Unverified Links

Choose Report of Pages with Broken Links from the top-level Reports menu to review summary link status for your site.

CommonSpot differentiates between link types as follows:

You can optionally override Unverified, Syntax Checked and Invalid link status at the page level through the Links - Validate Links option.

From Site Administration, you can configure the CommonSpot Link Validator scheduled job to filter links by status (broken, unverified, unverified but syntax validated) in reports.

Click a page title to navigate to the page and optionally OK unverified links.

Click column heads to sort by date (as shown below), or alphabetically by page title or subsite location. You can also sort by ascending or descending number of broken links.

You can set search criteria to filter results - results include some or all of these options:

To view pages for which you are the owner, set filtering and ordering criteria, including which subsite levels to include and date restrictions.The defaults for these options are set through Site Administration - Properties and Settings - Report Settings. See Report Settings.

You can filter using these options. Click Filter to apply and display items that meet your criteria.

Once you set a date restriction, you can further refine your search with options in the second date field. Optionally pick from This week, Last week, This month, Last month,etc.

Use Select Date Options to set the date that displays in the Date column. (Use the Date Restrictions search criteria to constrain results by specific dates.) Pick from the dropdown. A green checkmark indicates the current filter. Optionally choose from the following:

Click an item in the Links column to view, correct, or validate links on the page. The Broken, Deleted, or Unverified Links dialog displays for managing links.

Click an item in the Page Title column to display in the main browser window, for quick review.

In the Actions column, the edit icon displays for modifiable file types, with the following options.

Select a mode for viewing the page or template. Selecting All Changes, as shown above, opens a selected page or template for editing.

Clicking the Metadata & Security icon as shown below, displays the following options.

Select a page information option:

Standard Properties, Custom Properties: See Standard Properties and Custom Properties in the CommonSpot Content Contributor's Reference.  Properties displayed to authors derive from administrative settings made through the Site Administrator - Page Creation/Properties UI Report Settings option.

Details: Displays specifics for the selected page, template, or uploaded file.   See Page Details, Template Details, and Uploaded Document Details CommonSpot Content Contributor's Reference.for information presented for these file types. The Details option does not display for registered URLs.

Security: Displays type-specific security settings for the selected item. Options displayed to authors derive from administrative settings. See Page Security, Template Security, Image Security, and Uploaded Document Security in the Contributor's Reference and Content Security in this document.

Inheritance Security: This option displays for objects that inherit security attributes from a parent object,such as templates or pages. See Template Inheritance Security. Click to view or change.

My Tags: Displays any personal tags associated with the page, template, or uploaded file.  See My Tags in the Contributor's Reference.

Clicking the More Actions icon , as shown below, displays the following options. Options are available on the basis of your rights to the CommonSpot page or object. For example, users without admin rights cannot change ownership to objects.

More Actions: Click one or more checkboxes, or Select/Deselect All, pick the appropriate option from the dropdown, and click Go to copy, move, or delete pages or files, or to change owner.  You can also selectively delete individual pages by clicking the delete icon for a single item.

See Delete Page, Copy Page, Move Page, Page Activation Status, Page Deactivation Status, and Change Ownership.


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Broken, Deleted or Unverified Links

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