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Re: [xenu-usergroup] Javascript detection causes Xenu to fail

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  • Tilman Hausherr
    ... It is very poor style to force clients to use javascript. Many corporations disable JS for security reasons. Plus, most javascript sites simply don t work
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 30, 2005
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      On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 21:37:33 -0000, habibknight wrote:

      >Hi:
      >
      >I was wondering if someone can help me. I'm failry new to Xenu and
      >don't have much knowledge in javascript. I was using Xenu to spider
      >our website we are developing. Last week it worked like a charm
      >checking over 1000 urls on the site.
      >
      >This week the developer has put in some javascript detection code
      >which when a user hits the site first verifies if they have
      >javascript on. If they don't it rejects them from getting the site.
      >So now when I run xenu, xenu fails after hitting about 20 links on
      >the homepage. It also hits a link called "javascript:void(null)"
      >The title of this page is "How to enable javascript". So my guess is
      >that when Xenu hits our site, it is rejected because the site says
      >you don't have javascript.
      >
      >Would anyone know how to work around this problem. I'm not sure what
      >to do to fix it. Thank you.

      It is very poor style to force clients to use javascript. Many
      corporations disable JS for security reasons. Plus, most javascript
      sites simply don't work with every browser. Tell your developer to allow
      access to your site without JS.

      Tilman
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