Scrutiny Alternatives

    Scrutiny is described as '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'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Scrutiny for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and SaaS. The best alternative is Xenu's Link Sleuth, which is free. Other great apps like Scrutiny are Screaming Frog SEO Spider (Paid), SEO PowerSuite (Freemium), LinkChecker (Free, Open Source) and Screpy (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 5, 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

    1. The Screaming Frog SEO Spider is a small desktop program (PC or Mac) which crawls websites’ links, images, CSS, script and apps from an SEO perspective.


    2. SEO PowerSuite is a set of 4 tools, Rank Tracker, WebSite Auditor, SEO SpyGlass, and Link Assistant, that help with all types of SEO activities, from keyword research to on-page optimization and link building.
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      • 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.
    3. Screpy is an AI-based web analysis tool that can analyze all pages of your websites in one dashboard and monitor them with your team. It's powered by Lighthouse and it also includes some different analysis tools (SEO, SERP, W3C, Uptime, etc).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      HTML Validator is a Mozilla extension that adds HTML validation inside Firefox and Mozilla. The number of errors of a HTML page is seen on the form of an icon in the status bar when browsing. The details of the errors are seen when looking the HTML source of the page.
    4. 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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Total Validator is an HTML validator, an accessibility validator, a spell checker, and a broken links checker all rolled into one tool, allowing one-click validation of your website.
      • 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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