On this page, you may list or delete all or selected URLs from the database. You should always list before you delete, so you know that you are deleting the correct ones. While listing URLs, you may display all known information about a given page. You may also create categories for selected sets of URLs from this interface.
If a walk is in progress, delete is disabled and you are given the choice of listing URLs from the live search database or the new database being built by the walk.
Delete from the drop down list. The
default is always
List for safety.
In the pattern box, enter the URL or pattern for URLs for which you want
information. This may be an exact URL or a wildcard pattern, which
lists all URLs matching the wildcard pattern. For a wildcard pattern, use
*) to match
anything and question mark (
?) to match any single character.
You may enter up to 10 different URLs or patterns in the box to find
them all at once. Put a space between patterns when entering multiples.
Leaving the pattern box blank implies
*, and this will cause every URL
in the database to be listed. Deletion will be denied if the pattern is
Select the order in which you wish to see the list:
|URLs encountered first in the walk will be listed first
|URLs are ordered alphabetically
|URLs are ordered by modification date with newest ones first
|URLs are ordered by modification date with oldest ones first
|URLs are ordered by download size with largest ones first
|URLs are ordered by download size with smallest ones first
All matching URLs will be listed. Clicking on a listed URL opens a page of
details about that URL. On that detail page, everything the database knows about
that URL is presented. You can also see what pages refer to the selected page by
Parents and what pages the selected page refers to by clicking
test link next to the URL can be used to do a live
test fetch of the page to find out how Webinator processes it.
See Test Fetch 4.3.
If your pattern matches less than the entire database, you will be given a form
from which you can create a category using the same pattern(s). Simply enter
the name of the category to create and click
Submit. The name is the
name that users will see on the search form. This new category will also
appear on the main settings page along with the other categories.
It will also be immediately available to search users.
If the profile is a meta search, then the profile has no URLs of its own to list. The List/Edit URLs page will instead display links to the list/edit URL pages for each of its target profiles.
Live Search and New Walking Database
These options are presented on the
List/Edit URLs page
(see 4.3) if a walk is active. They allow you to
choose which database to query. The "Live" database is the one from
a previous successful walk that is what search users see. The "New"
database is the database currently being built by the new walk. It is
not visible to search users.