PageCorrect

How to set up and use PageCorrect

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This article gives instructions on how to set up and use PageCorrect.

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Introduction

PageCorrect allows users to identify and correct website errors such as quality assurance errors and accessibility issues. You can also configure customized rules to meet the specific needs of your intended audience.


Key Features

  • Quick and Easy to Use

    Designed with non-technical users in mind, PageCorrect gives step-by-step instructions on how to achieve website optimization.

  • Correct Misspellings

    PageCorrect helps users to identify and correct misspellings across an entire website.

  • Fix Broken Links

    Repair broken links that can harm the overall user experience.

  • Repair Broken Images

    Locate and repair broken images.

  • Ensure Alt Attributes are Not Missing or Incorrectly Used

    Find and repair missing or incorrectly applied alt attributes that can negatively impact the level of accessibility compliance on your website.

  • Customize Rules for Words

    Identify specific spellings, words, or phrases used across your website and update them in bulk.

  • Identify and Instantly Address Non-ADA Compliant Elements

    Find and remove non-ADA-compliant elements (for example, <i> and <b> elements) and improve the website's level of accessibility.


Setup

  1. From the Domain Overview (globe icon), click Admin Settings (gear icon) at the top of the page. The Admin Settings page opens.

    Note: The Admin Settings button is only available to site admins.

    Image that shows the location of the Settings button, on the top menu bar.

  2. On the same row as the domain to scan, click Action.

    Image showing the location of the Actions button for a domain, on the right-hand side of the page.

  3. In the drop-down list, select Script Setup Guide. The Set up your domain page opens.

    Image showing the menu items for the Set Up Your Domain page.

  4. Click to toggle the PageCorrect button to the ON position.

  5. Copy the script and add it to the website's HTML code.

For more information, see the User Guide chapter:


Instructions

This section gives instructions on how to use PageCorrect.


Summary

The Summary page is the landing page for PageCorrect. This section gives instructions on the page fields and actions that you can do from this view.

  1. Click Select Domain to expand the Domains list.

    The location of the Select Domain button in the upper left corner of the page, on the page toolbar.

  2. Select the domain to open.

    The expanded list of domains on the left side of the page, that expands when you click Select Domain.

  3. Alternatively, from the Domain Overview page, click Open on the same row as the domain name.
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    The location of the Open button, on the same row as the domain name.

  4. The Dashboard for the domain opens.

    The full dashboard view.

  5. In the window toolbar, click PageCorrect (icon of a shield with a checkmark). The Summary page opens.

    Image showing the location of the PageCorrect button on the top menu bar.

  6. Summary: From the menu on the left-hand side of the page, click to view the summary. This is the default landing page. The Summary page contains the following fields:

    • PageCorrects Categorized: This field shows the distribution of the issues PageCorrect identified with the scan:

      • Spelling Fixes

      • Links Fixes

      • Accessibility Fixes

      • Custom Fixes.

    • PageCorrect Diagnostics: This page shows the diagnostics and statistics for PageCorrect issues:

      • Overall PageCorrects

      • Spelling Errors Used.

    • Latest Updated PageCorrects:

      • Issue: The issue/code snippet that was edited.

      • Changed To: The change that was made.

      • Updated At: The timestamp for the update.


List

From the menu on the left-hand side of the page, click to view List.

Image that shows the location of the List menu option on the left-hand side of the page, and the PageCorrect Content page that opens when the user clicks to navigate there.

The PageCorrect Content page opens.

The toolbar above the results list contains the following fields:

  • Use or apply custom PageCorrect: Click Use or Apply Custom PageCorrect, on the upper right-hand side of the page.

    Image of the dialog box for the button: Use or Apply Custom PageCorrect

    • Target: Enter a word or phrase to search for.

    • Word or Phrase: Enter a word or phrase to replace it with.

  • Delete All: Click to remove all PageCorrect issues.

    Image of the dialog box for the Delete All button.

    • A dialog asks, "Are you sure you want to remove all PageCorrects?
      Please type Delete to confirm this action
      "

    • Type "Delete" into the text field and then click OK to delete all PageCorrects from the list, or click Cancel to exit the dialog.

  • Search: Begin typing in the Search field to search for a specific snippet.

  • Filter for:

    • All

    • Spelling

    • Accessibility Source Code

    • Accessibility Check

    • Links

    • Custom.

  • Table Fields:

    • Issue: The issue/code snippet.

    • Changed To: The change that was made.

    • Updated At: The timestamp of the change.

    • Created At: The timestamp of when the issue was created.

    • Actions: Click to expand the menu.

      Select:

      • Update to update the issue.

      • Remove to remove the issue from the list.

The following actions can be done with PageCorrect:

Rule

Action

Custom rules

Replace a custom string of text with a different string of text


Accessibility Fixes

From the menu on the left side of the page, click to view Accessibility Fixes. The Accessibility Fixes page contains the following fields:

  • Search: Begin typing in the field to search for a specific issue.

  • The table contains the headers:

    • Name: The name of the issue.

    • Difficulty: The difficulty level needed to fix the issue. This gives the user some indication of the level of expertise needed.

      • Easy

      • Medium

      • Hard.

      For more information, see the user guide article:

    • Action: This column contains the Apply Fix button. Click for an explanation of the issue and suggestions on how to fix it.

The following actions can be done with PageCorrect:

Rule

Action

Accessibility: Substitute "marquee" element

Replace the "marquee" element with a different element

Accessibility: Substitute "i" (italic) element

Replace the "i" element with a different element

Accessibility: Substitute "blink" element

Replace the "blink" element with a different element

Accessibility: Substitute "b" (bold) element

Replace the "b" element with a different element

Accessibility: Add "skip to content" link

Add a "skip to content" link to the page

For more information, see the user guide articles:


Repair Spelling Errors

  1. Click PageCorrect (the icon of a shield with a checkmark).

    Image showing the location of the PageCorrect button on the top menu bar.

  2. From the menu on the left-hand side of the page, click to view List.

    Image that shows the location of the List menu option on the left-hand side of the page, and the PageCorrect Content page that opens when the user clicks to navigate there.

    The PageCorrect Content page opens.

  3. Filter for: Select Spelling.

    The table has the following fields:

    • Issue

    • Changed To

    • Updated At

    • Created At

    • Actions.

  4. Click Actions. The menu expands with the following options:

    • Update

    • Remove.

  5. Select Update. A dialog opens.

  6. Please insert the correct word: Enter the correct spelling for the word.

  7. Click Save. The dialog closes.

The following actions can be done with PageCorrect:

Rule

Action

Spellcheck

Replace a misspelled word with a different word

For more information, see the user guide article:


Repair Broken Links

This section gives instructions on how to repair broken links.

  • From the Monsido Domain Overview (globe icon), click to select the domain that you need to work with. The domain Dashboard opens.

  • Click PageCorrect (shield with a checkmark icon). The PageCorrect dashboard opens.

    Image showing the location of the PageCorrect button on the top menu bar.

  • From the menu on the left-hand side of the page, click List.

    Image that shows the location of the List menu option on the left-hand side of the page, and the PageCorrect Content page that opens when the user clicks to navigate there.

    The PageCorrect Content page opens. The results are in a table format.

  • Filter: On the toolbar above the results list, select to filter for Links.

  • The columns are:

    • Issue: The icon for the type of issue, either a broken chain link icon or a broken image icon, along with the title for the issue (Broken Link or Broken Image) and the URL for the issue.

    • Changed to: The last change that was done to the issue.

    • Updated at: The date that the issue was updated last.

    • Created at: The date that the issue was created.

    • Action button: Click to expand the list of options: Update or Remove.

On the same row as a broken link, click Action. The menu expands. Select:

  • Update to update the issue. A dialog opens:

    The dialog has a field with the existing URL and the instructions: "Please insert correct URL:"

  • Enter the correct URL in the field provided. The URL must start with a protocol such as http://.

    Note: All links that lead to the same destination are listed. The first five are displayed, but the full number of URLs discovered is shown.

  • Click Save. This fixes the broken link in all instances throughout the website.

    Note: If the Monsido subscription ends, the error will still be present in the website HTML. Monsido recommends that a web developer fixes the issue within the HTML code. Note the location(s) of the broken link and send it to the web developer for a permanent fix.

  • Remove: Click to remove the issue from the list.

    Select this choice if the link is known to be correct and the error occurred due to, for example, a server outage at the time of the last scan.

    Note: If the error persists, it will be flagged again.

The following actions can be done with PageCorrect:

Rule

Action

Broken links

Replace a broken link with a different link

Broken images

Replace a broken image link with a different image link

For more information, see the user guide articles:


Additional Resources

For more information about Monsido and web accessibility legislation, see:

For instructions on how to add a frequently-recurring word to the dictionary, see the user guide article:

For definitions and explanations of acronyms and abbreviations used in the Monsido User Guide, see:

For further assistance, contact the Monsido support team at support@monsido.com or use the Monsido chat and help features inside the application.

Image of the toolbar with the Help Center buttons highlighted.

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