3 Tools to Find Your Broken Links

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a never-ending task for successful Web professionals.


One task on the list for just about every SEO is to check for broken links. Although SEOs can use Google Webmaster Tools to do this, there are also a few other options available. Learn more about three of these options below:


Screaming Frog SEO Spider

Businesses can leverage Screaming Frog SEO Spider to crawl their sites and analyze them from an SEO perspective. This includes finding broken links, analyzing page titles and meta data, audit redirects and more.




W3C Link Checker

The W3C Link Checker tool is pretty straight forward. Users can enter the URL of the page they want checked for issues with links, anchors and referenced objects.




Broken Link Checker

WordPress users can leverage the Broken Link Checker plugin to check their posts and comments for broken links and missing images. What's more, the plugin can be set up to prevent search engines from following broken links and enables users to edit links directly from its page.