Dead Link Checker Alternatives

    Dead Link Checker is described as 'Check for broken links on any website. Links that don't work damage your search rankings and provide for a poor user experience. No downloads - just enter the name (URL) of the website you wish to check'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Dead Link Checker, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux and Firefox. The best alternative is Xenu's Link Sleuth, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Dead Link Checker are LinkChecker (Free, Open Source), Scrutiny (Paid), DRKSpiderJava (Free, Open Source) and Integrity (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 25, 2021

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Wine
      Xenus Link Sleuth checks Web sites for broken links. Link verification is done on "normal" links, images, frames, plug-ins, backgrounds, local image maps, style sheets, scripts and java applets.

      Discontinued

      Last updated in 2010

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      LinkChecker is a free, GPL licensed website validator. LinkChecker checks links in web documents or full websites. Check websites and HTML documents for broken links.


      • Mac
      If you need more features than only a website link checker - such as XML sitemap (conforming to the standard protocol), html validity, essential SEO checks such as page title, headings, meta description and keywords - then try Scrutiny.
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    1. DRKSpider is an open source website crawler (sitemap generator) and link checker. Features: Generates a website tree matching site's navigation hierarchy. Sitemap exporter for search engine optimization: generate sitemaps for Google, Yahoo and other engines.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      If you've maintained a website for any length of time, you'll know that links very quickly become broken. Unless you enjoy clicking every single link on your site followed by the back button, then you'll need to use a website crawler like Integrity!


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      Meta Forensics is a website architecture, internal link and SEO analysis tool that helps identify unseen website problems on your website.
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    2. A1 Website Analyzer can crawl websites and collect data to be used for finding site and SEO problems. Filter results to see which URLs are blocked by robots.txt, which are noindex, nofollow, canonical to self, canonical to other, response codes etc.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      mTrawl checks every hyperlink and validates all your html with one click. Keep your site in great shape & your visitors happy.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      A professional software for checking and editing missed links, TAG and Script errors of your website or MS html help contents automatically and easily.
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    3. Dr. Link Check helps you track down broken and malicious links on your website. The service crawls through the entire code of your site and gives each discovered link a thorough examination.
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