Does link validation download the complete link?

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30 Apr, 2012 07:19 PM

When I validate the links in my document, it takes a long time, and i see a lot of download traffic. I only have a few links, but they all link to big files. Could it be that the app tries to download the link, instead of just checking the HTTP headers?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 30 Apr, 2012 07:25 PM

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    It just sends an ajax request to the domain and returns success or failure. It _shouldn't_ be downloading anything, but I didn't test the feature against many linked files (mostly just web links). I'll double check and let you know if I see otherwise.

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