I'm administering a site that uses a CMS, and the only access I have to the filesystem is through ajaxplorer. I'd like to remove pictures, documents, etc. that aren't being used or linked to. Is there a way to tell what files on the site are being used, other than scraping the site and manually comparing file lists?
There's no easy way of knowing which files are linked to or being used with ajaxplorer. Images could be linked to within a style sheet ie;
background:url('image.png'); Or inserted with AJAX, jQuery, PHP or some other client side or server side language.
Xenu link sleuth is a quick way to gather all file URL's on a site, you can then export to TBS/CSV and open it in excel to see the list and sort by file type. http://home.snafu.de/tilman/xenulink.html
You'd then have to compare files.
I would ask for FTP access it would make your job a lot easier administering the server and keeping it clean.