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Any web gurus about? LittleLapin? MorningPaper? Anyone else?

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SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:08:49

I built DPs website, and have put in a link to a 3rd party which we have been advised to change to a new URL.

I know I saw it the other day, I have come on today to chnage it and I can't for the life of me find the link I need to change. Is there any way to search for a URL which is behind a hyperlink in a whole website? Can I even do this page by page? At the moment I am convinced I was dreaming the other day (which I may of course have been!!!).

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:19:48

Bump...MN is moving FAST tonight.

uberalice Wed 27-Jun-07 22:29:00

Do you have copies of the files on your PC? Can't you just do a Search?
1 Open My Computer and navigate to the folder above the one which contains the website.
2 Right click on the folder which contains the website, and choose Search...
3 In the box for "A word of phrase in the file" put some text which you expect to find on that page (the company name, perhaps?).

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:31:22

No don't have them on PC I'm afraid. If I get desperate I might copy them to my PC. Although if I copy the html across I guess I could search for the URL? Was hoping there might be a less faffy way

I have searched on the page I thought it was on, for the text I thought should be there but I can't find it....

uberalice Wed 27-Jun-07 22:33:53

Have you tried googling for it?

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:38:36

I need to google for the URL, not the text that is on the page (as I am not sure what the text would be. ALso the URL is in several places (is a government agency), but needs to be changed only in one place as most of their services are unchanged - but one is.

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:39:15

Does google pick up hte URLs rather than the text that displays?

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Wed 27-Jun-07 22:40:10

Just ignore me...of course google picks up the URLs as it is text searching the html doc isn't it?

Will have a look in the morning...it is bedtime I feel

littlelapin Thu 28-Jun-07 12:33:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Thu 28-Jun-07 13:36:27

Nooo

I am guessing I can do it by doing a text search in hte html in notepad - I just havn't got round to it


<nudge nudge <<whispers>> do you want some bonus points>

littlelapin Thu 28-Jun-07 14:01:47

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Thu 28-Jun-07 14:11:16

It was built with online (crap) software....so now I just amend the html in cpanel when I need to rather than using the software.

I will try searching the 2 pages I think it should be on in notepad and if I still have problems I will email - ta

<actually I may mail anyway if that is OK, there is something I would like to tweak that I am not sure how to do in the html>

littlelapin Thu 28-Jun-07 14:11:56

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

SconesandMajesticSandwiches Thu 28-Jun-07 14:13:09

Have to try and encourage DD3 to sleep now...will look at it later tonight.

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