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There are a variety of ways to add pages to AAArdvark, either through the use of sitemaps or manual input.

What’s a sitemap?

A sitemap is a file where information is provided about the pages and files on the site, as well as the relationships between them. Uploading a sitemap to AAArdvark will allow you to easily add all of your pages in one go.

Add the Site

Before we begin, make sure to add your site to AAArdvark first. If you aren’t familiar with how to set this up, please refer to this nifty Site Configuration guide to get started.

Page Limitations by Plan

AAArdvark website plans are differentiated by the number of pages they support. Home pages are always free, but if you plan to add more pages you’ll need to upgrade your plan.

As you begin to add pages, you may run into warnings that let you know once you’ve run out of pages.

Adding Pages to AAArdvark

After the site configuration details have been squared away, you will be prompted with the ability to add pages to scan in the site overview. Click the link to begin the process, and you will be prompted with several methods of adding pages to your site.

You can:

  • Add a sitemap by linking to the .xml file
  • Add pages manually
  • Or Upload a .xml file
AAArdvark page setup, detailing three methods of adding pages to AAArdvark via manually adding pages or sitemaps.

Add a Sitemap

AAArdvark can auto-detect existing sitemaps on your site if they exist under conventional filenames (ex. https://yoursite/sitemap.xml). If AAArdvark is auto-detecting this, you can click Use Sitemap.

In the case that AAArdvark doesn’t detect a sitemap on your website, you can also enter the custom Sitemap URL or filename. And click, Set Sitemap.

Uploading a Sitemap

To upload your sitemap, simply choose your file, ensuring it is in .xml format, and click Upload Sitemap.

Once you’ve done this, all your pages should be configured and ready for scanning.

Add Pages Manually

AAArdvark will also let you add pages manually, click Add Manually to get started. This will open a new interface where you can enter the Page Path, Add Authentication Settings, and set a Scan Delay.

If you do not have your Authentication Settings set up and you’d like to scan the page as a logged-in user, you’ll be directed back to your Site Configuration settings to finish the setup.

Running Scans on the Pages

Now that you have your pages added, you’re ready for the next step: Scans.

Follow along with our guide on Scanning.

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