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Site Audit

How to use the Page explorer report

In this report, we show you all the raw data that has been collected by Site Audit during the crawl.

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Use any of the preset filters to do your analysis.

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Or create your own advanced filters.

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Below are some actionable ways to use this report.

Sidenote.

Page Explorer allows you to create and combine filters and SEO metrics to find any issue you can imagine. As such, the use cases below are only a snapshot of what you can do with this report.

Find all affiliate links on a website

Let’s say you’ve acquired a new Amazon affiliate website where the previous site owner had hardcoded all of the affiliate links. Your goal is to find these links so you can change them to yours.

Click on “Advanced filter”. Change the rule to “Is valid (200) internal HTML page” and leave the condition as “Yes.”

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Next, create a group. Change the rule to “External outlinks” and set the criteria to “contains” with a value of “amazon.com.” Since Amazon also uses a shortened domain—amzn.to—create the same rule (“External outlinks”) and set the criteria to “contains” with the value of amzn.to.

Change the operator from AND to OR.

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Click “Apply” and you’ll see all the URLs matching these rules.

Compare current crawl with previous crawl

If you’re running regular or scheduled audits of your website, you can compare the changes over time. You can do this based on all pages or on a particular issue you’re interested in.

Start by selecting any of the presets or creating your own filter. Then, scroll down to the data table. Toggle “Show changes”.

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You’ll be able to see the changes that have occurred since the last crawl.

Click the “All filter results” dropdown to filter your results by new, lost, or no change.

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