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BROKEN LINK CHECKER

Fix your broken links and provide a better user experience.

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ABOUT Broken Link Checker

Broken Link Checker tool helps you to easily find broken and malicious links on any website. These non-working links are annoying and reflect poorly on your website performance. They not only deter visitors from staying on and returning to your site, but they can also negatively impact your search engine rankings. Broken links stop search engine website crawlers in their tracks, thereby damaging your rankings by preventing Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc. from indexing the page. Ultimately, it negatively affects user experience by redirecting visitors to error page.

KEY FEATURES


  • The 'Broken Link Checker' highlights which links are functioning and which ones are broken.

  • Notifies you which hyperlinks are dead on your website with a single click and also corrects them.

  • Generate a report with all the broken links, status codes, and error messages to keep your site fresh and optimized.


01 Enter the details
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Enter the URL of the website or page you want to get data for.
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Get a comprehensive analysis for the URL you entered, plus much more!
02 Steps to follow
  • Enter the URL to be analyzed.

  • With one click the tool shows all the dead links and their corresponding response codes for the entered URL.

  • The entire information can be downloaded as a comprehensive report with details on error messages etc.


Broken links are those web pages that cannot be accessed by a user for multiple reasons. Usually they show an error message when a user tries to access it. Broken links are also called dead links.
The website is temporarily or permanently unavailable.
The web page has been deleted.
The web page Permalink was modified or changed.
The web page was blocked by firewall or other similar software.
The more broken links your site contains the more negatively it affects your rankings. If Google crawlers come across empty pages repeatedly, they'll consider your content to be out-of-date. Also they hurt user behavior metrics - users click through the link in your article and come to a non-existent page. They bounce and return to the search results to find the necessary information.
Visitors who follow links (which either lead to or from your site) clicked on the link for a reason - they are expecting to see the content behind the link and are interested enough to read it. But if it turns out to be an error page due to a broken link, they will be left disappointed and potentially less trusting of you as your site lets them down.
Rather than removing pages try to update or refresh the content.
If the content still exists on your site, but has simply changed location, or there has been an update to your URL structure, then redirect visitors to the new page using 301 redirects.
If the 404 error is occurring because an external site is using an incorrect URL to link to you, you may be able to resolve the issue by reaching out and requesting an update from the author or webmaster.
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