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Broken Links (Are not broken)
« on: April 20, 2011, 03:57:17 PM »
I see 756 broken links; Broken Link (Code 404)  , but when i click on them they all work for me.    Why is it doing that?  :-[

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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2011, 06:42:13 AM »
Hello,

what is an example broken link reported (both source page and target page)
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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2011, 10:07:56 AM »
Its on my forums but I think i figured it out, it think it was because i changed the "friendly Url" options?

But here is an example:

No    Broken Link (Code 404)    Referred from
1    arcade.php?&act=Arcade&module=league    forums/arcade.php

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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2011, 04:55:57 AM »
How do i remove broken links and how do i download the xml, it always saves it as a .gz at the end and my file is .xml any suggestions?

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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2011, 05:36:00 AM »
What is the link you use to download sitemap? (note that you don't need to download it since it's already on your server)
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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2011, 05:17:29 PM »
[external links are visible to admins only]
What is the link you use to download sitemap? (note that you don't need to download it since it's already on your server)

well the problem im having is that its not taking into consideration that for example, look at this broken link..

Broken link:
showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter    

Referred from:
forums/showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter?s=9ca92f7c42f4526c63974da336700975&p=8483

notice how its not getting the /forums in the broken link. why is that? There are  762 broken links. Can you tell me at least how to remove the broken links from the site map, they are going directly into google and i do not want to be sending google broken links..

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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2011, 08:04:52 PM »
Hello,

don't you have a "showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter" link on that page (you can check it in html source of the page)?
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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2011, 10:08:47 PM »
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Hello,

don't you have a "showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter" link on that page (you can check it in html source of the page)?

We are up to 770 broken links, this software is not taking into consideration the /forums part of the domain...

No    Broken Link (Code 404)                                              Referred from
1    arcade.php?&act=Arcade&module=league                     forums/arcade.php
2    showthread.php/1351-Links-To-Other-Sites-In-PM    forums/showthread.php/1351-   In-PM?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8505
3    showthread.php/1337-Introducing-myself-)    forums/showthread.php/1337-Introducing-myself-)?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8611
4    showthread.php/1292-Award-Categories    forums/showthread.php/1292-Award-Categories?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8407
5    showthread.php/282-Forum-FAQ-s    forums/showthread.php/282-Forum-FAQ-s?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8253
6    showthread.php/979-What-did-you-last-laugh-at    forums/showthread.php/979-What-did-you-last-laugh-at?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8576
7    showthread.php/1338-Quiznos-or-Subways    forums/showthread.php/1338-Quiznos-or-Subways?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8607
8    showthread.php/1295-What-advice-would-you-give-to-a-young-person-coming-out    forums/showthread.php/1295-What-advice-would-you-give-to-a-young-person-coming-out?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=7420
9    showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter    forums/showthread.php/1339-Happy-Easter?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8595
10    showthread.php/208-Forum-Rules-Kids-and-Teens-Zone    forums/showthread.php/208-Forum-Rules-Kids-and-Teens-Zone?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8314
11    showthread.php/1234-My-Pictures    forums/showthread.php/1234-My-Pictures?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8593
12    showthread.php/379-Where-in-your-study-are-you    forums/showthread.php/379-Where-in-your-study-are-you?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=7317
13    showthread.php/1330-How-was-class-today    forums/showthread.php/1330-How-was-class-today?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8108
14    showthread.php/639-Help!    forums/showthread.php/639-Help!?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8248
15    showthread.php/1251-What-are-you-craving    forums/showthread.php/1251-What-are-you-craving?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8610
16    showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise    forums/showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8320

my site is [external links are visible to admins only]

but the forums are at [external links are visible to admins only] everyday more and more links are showing as broken when in fact they are not, can you tell me how to fix this as im stating to think i wasted my money buying this software, do you expect me to send google a site map with 770 broken links? thats just ridiculous and a waste of time and money...

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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2011, 11:18:45 AM »
Hello,

looks like "canonical URLs" are incorrect on your site, on http://www.domain.com/forums/showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise?s=45b8123c1b81f8ee587855ddebaba239&p=8320 page you have:
   <link rel="canonical" href="showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise" />
while it should be full link:
   <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.domain.com/forums/showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise" />

You can disable "canonical urls" support in generator config, but I'd recommend to fix canonicals instead.
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Re: Broken Links (Are not broken)
« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2011, 02:22:11 PM »
[external links are visible to admins only]
Hello,

looks like "canonical URLs" are incorrect on your site, on [external links are visible to admins only] page you have:
   <link rel="canonical" href="showthread.php/261-How-many-of-you-exercise" />
while it should be full link:
   <link rel="canonical" href="[external links are visible to admins only]" />

You can disable "canonical urls" support in generator config, but I'd recommend to fix canonicals instead.

great! Thank you very much for pointing at the problem, now ill work on fixing it. :P

 

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