DefaultDate
 
Type

String

Default

 

Allowed range

Minimum:  

Maximum:  

Recommended range

Minimum:  

Maximum:  

Required

no

Configuration section

[Default] and [indvidual_spider]

Description

The date applied to pages that were downloaded without a date. Enter one of the following options:

now
The connector displays the date when the document was downloaded.

yyyy/mm/dd
The connector displays the specified year, month, and day. If you change the format of the date (for example, to dd/mm/yyyy), the change must be reflected in your IDOL server configuration file's date format to ensure the date fields are consistent.

-ndays
The connector subtracts n days from the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

+ndays
The connector adds n days to the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

-nweeks
The connector subtracts n weeks from the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

+nweeks
The connector adds n weeks to the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

-nyears
The connector subtracts n years from the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

+nyears
The connector adds n years to the current date (that is, the date on which the document was downloaded), and displays the resulting date.

Example

DefaultDate=1999/10/21 or DefaultDate=-5days

See also

AfterDate

DateCheck

DateFormats

DatePostfixCSVs