|Mapping JS Links|
| 3:47 pm on Feb 23, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Now for the real question: I'm trying to create a site map just to figure out what he has done. There are a hundred small pages that are linked in several layers of JS. Normally, I use Xenu for a mapping tool, but poor Xenu hits a brick wall with the JS, and only sees a few pages on the site.
If I open the site in Dreamweaver, the linkage relationships are visible in the Site Map view. However, I can't see a way to print this out. I supposed I can try to expand bits and pieces and do screen prints, but surely there is a better way? I hope?
| 4:23 pm on Feb 23, 2002 (gmt 0)|
>>Are any SEs at all capable of following those JS links?
Unfortunatly, not to my knowledge.
>>after choking the design guy
Try to educate him instead. Make him realise he must fix this mistake on his own budget. If he wouldn't listen try to get support from management.
I believe the old linkage is not replacable by any substitute.
| 4:33 pm on Feb 23, 2002 (gmt 0)|
>> after choking the design guy
been there, done that (daum it felt good), about to do it again (on the same darn site.. think i will choke the client first).
>> Are any SEs at all capable of following those JS links?
not to my knowledge either
have dw too, wouldn't it be GREAT if they would add a cute little button to 'create site map in html'! (hint, hint MM)
Unfortunately I have found nothing to accomplish the task of site map creation other than by hand.
| 1:04 pm on Feb 25, 2002 (gmt 0)|
>>wouldn't it be GREAT if they would add a cute little button to 'create site map in html'<<
Yeah, it seems like such an obvious need. Even FrontPage [shudder] can do it.
| 7:12 pm on Feb 25, 2002 (gmt 0)|
I do not know if this will help you but I believe it will do what you want. I haven't tried it yet. Picked it off of another forum today that I visit...
| 9:41 pm on Feb 25, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Thanks, Brian. I tried the demo - looks like a pretty cool site mapper, but it found the JS links as impenetrable as everything else. It DOES look a bit more powerful than Xenu. Thanks...
(edited by: rogerd at 10:16 pm (utc) on Feb. 25, 2002)
| 10:01 pm on Feb 25, 2002 (gmt 0)|
A single sitemap won't fix the whole problem. I would insist on the design guy to fix his own mess.