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Creating policies

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By Kate Sygrove

Creating policies

New policies can be created through the Polices table.

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A policy consists of 2 main elements

Category: Does the policy relate to general content on the site, or is it specific to document or media files?

Rules: Once a category has been selected, you will have the ability to add rules to the policy. Rules are the building blocks available to you so policies can be created that match the web standards for your website.

A policy can consist of a single rule or any number of rules

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AND is used between rules

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 OR is used if multiple elements are contained in the same rule.

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For some rules, there is also the ability to exclude the rule from the policy.

This can be used, for example, if you were interested in finding all pages that did not have a specific content match.

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Policy examples

Policy example 1: Unwanted terms on your site

Category = Content

Rule = Content match (All unwanted matches can be added to the same rule) OR.png

Results = All pages where the policy has been matched with details of the specific unwanted match found on each page.

Policy example 2: No link text containing just "Read more" or "Click here"

Category = Content

Rule = Link text (all links texts can be added to the same rule) link_text.png

Results = All pages where the policy has been matches with details of the specific unwanted link text found on each page.

Policy example 3: No page titles over 70 characters in a specific page group

Category = Content

Rules = Page title length & Page URL page_title_length.png

Results = All pages that match the URL string where the page title is over 70 characters

Get some inspiration to policies in our Policy library

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