Created On 07/18/19 19:26 PM - Last Updated 07/18/19 20:11 PM
In this week's DotW, we discuss a specific question one of our members posted in several discussions:
User oscaringosv is looking for a way to block URLs that have a specific word pattern/string. In his example, he was looking to match on the word "good".
He already tried using custom URL categories with wildcards.
Note that you cannot use regex in custom URL categories.
There are, however, some considerations to take when you want to use wildcards in custom URL categories. Allow me to explain using "good" as an example:
The following characters are considered separators:
Every substring that is separated by the characters listed above is considered a token. A token can be any number of ASCII characters that does not contain any separator character or *. For example, the following patterns are valid: