thank-you pages unnecessary exposed?

Started by eran_more, July 07, 2014, 01:08:40 AM


I have thank-you pages which should not be 'exposed' to crawlers.
But still, mycrosys crawling 'finds' them.
Can you please explain why?
Here is one example: " "
By the way, it's a Wordpress website - are there like 'hidden directories' back-doors?


Before you crawl your website, switch off "easy mode":

Then in "Scan website | Crawler options" uncheck
"Apply webmaster and output filters after website scan stops"

After the scan, you can then see that:


is used by:


To investigate further see help page:
and be sure to check "linked-by", "used-by" and "redirected-by" of each.

For reference, note that e.g. has code:
<meta name="robots" content="noindex,follow,noarchive,noodp,noydir" />

Which is why A1SG removes URL after scan when using default setings, but does follow links/references.
Those URLs among other things use prev/next (i.e. link tag which A1SG considers a kind of "use" and not "link" which is why you will find such references in "uses" and "used-by" tabs when analyzing internal linking)


Alternatively, you can enable logging in  "Scan website | Data collection"
and then reduce worker threads to one in "Scan website | Crawler engine"

That will slow the scan a lot through, but you can search results afterwards in a  text file.


And to answer your question, no, A1 Sitemap Generator does not utilize any "hidden" techniques to uncover URLs. It simply follows links and references to URLs :)
TechSEO360 |  | A1 Sitemap Generator, A1 Website Analyzer etc.


Thank you for your quick reply!
It is probably the 'rel prev' and 'rel next' which linked those pages.

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