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    Xenu's Link Sleuth Alternatives

    Xenu's Link Sleuth is described as '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' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Xenu's Link Sleuth for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, SaaS and Linux. The best alternative is Screpy. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Pulno or Hexometer. Other great apps like Xenu's Link Sleuth are Screaming Frog SEO Spider (Paid), Netpeak Spider (Paid), SiteAnalyzer (Free) and LinkChecker (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 9, 2021

    1. 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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      Almost everyone thinks Screpy is a great alternative to Xenu's Link Sleuth.
    2. Pulno is a website audit tool which checks for SEO related issues and sends comprehensible tips to improve on-page SEO with page speed optimizer (CSS and image file optimization), meta tags and unique text analyzer.
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      Pulno vs Xenu's Link Sleuth opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      albertinio The UI is much clearer and the tool itself is easier to use.
      Positive comment almost 3 years ago


    3. 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.
    4. Website Health and Performance Monitoring Service.
    5. Netpeak Spider is a desktop tool which crawls your website like a search engine robot and detects key SEO issues that influence the website’s visibility in SERP. Netpeak Spider is available on Windows only. This tool allows you to:
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      Netpeak Spider vs Xenu's Link Sleuth opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Knuckles same tasks, similar features
      Positive comment over 4 years ago


    6. SiteAnalyzer software is designed to analyze the site and to identify technical errors (search for broken links, duplicate pages, incorrect server responses), as well as errors and omissions in the SEO-optimization (blank meta tags, excess or complete lack of headers h1 pages...
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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.


      The last update was in 2016 and this project is abandoned:

      Most users think LinkChecker is a great alternative to Xenu's Link Sleuth.
    7. Seobility allows you to quickly audit and review a website from an onsite SEO perspective. You will get valuable insights to improve your search engine optimization. It is free for small websites with up to 1.000 pages.
      Seobility vs Xenu's Link Sleuth opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      Its a clould service, which is way more comfortable.
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago

      matlu Strong at detecting Onpage errors, including broken or erroneous links!
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

    8. A web-based crawler with real-time crawl feedback. Advanced, fast & flexible SEO website crawler that can help identify technical or architectural issues with any site.
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    9. Boost your SEO, speed and security: Checkbot for Chrome crawls your site to test you’re following over 50+ best practices. Test 1,000s of pages in minutes for broken links, duplicate content, invalid HTML, insecure forms, redirect chains and more.
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