Most of our tests now let you exclude specific web addresses. For example, you could now exclude all pages inside from your spelling test, without affecting other tests.

How to exclude pages from a given test

  • Visit the test you want to exclude pages from
  • Click Settings > Test settings
  • In the Excluded page URLs box, enter the fully qualified URLs that you want to exclude, one on each line, e.g.

  • Note that these URLs must be full URLs, i.e. you can’t just write or /blog. Any web addresses inside these URLs are also excluded, so in the above example the pageĀ would also be excluded by
  • Re-run the report for your settings to take effect.

If you want to exclude pages from all tests, you should instead go to Settings > Site settings and add your web addresses to the Denied URLs box instead.

Supported tests

This is now supported by the following tests:

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Broken links
  • Missing files
  • Contact details
  • Prohibited content
  • Questionnaire
  • Desktop and Mobile speed
  • Reading age
  • SEO fundamentals
  • WCAG 2.0
  • Section 508
  • JavaScript errors

What’s next?

We’re currently hard at work on a large update to the Silktide interface, so there will be less small updates for a while. As always, you can follow our plans on our public roadmap.