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sericbiz1

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exclusion characters
« on: February 28, 2012, 01:02:58 AM »
I've looked through posts for ways of excluding url's but I wanted to know if you had a list of exclusion characters and what they exclude?

I've seen '*/$' for instance but don't know what it is excluding. I have also seen 'sort=' as a special command but don't know what it's for. A list of any and all special characters/commands would be much appreciated.

I would also like to know how to exclude a parent directory without excluding a child directory such as
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« Last Edit: February 28, 2012, 01:20:51 AM by sericbiz1 »

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Re: exclusion characters
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2012, 04:46:25 PM »
Hello,

you specify a substring of URL that you don't want to have included in sitemap.
If you want to exclude parent folder only, you can use this:
.*parentdirectory/$

("$" means the end of URL)
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Re: exclusion characters
« Reply #2 on: February 29, 2012, 12:41:46 AM »
What does '*' identify?

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Re: exclusion characters
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2012, 08:28:52 AM »
It means "any number of characters".
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