Link Checkers - Tips
The tech is making a script to check all the links,
keep hoping to not invent the wheel again. These cannot come close to checking
the site, however good for small sites.
I have over 50,000 links on Hobo and 5 million on
Try to check dead links, etc isfull time job,
we have cleaned already about 2000 from submissions in the DB part of
I keep thinking, I should be able to buy off a shelf,
most are somehow connected also to my computer speed.
This program I used for years.
Xenu, Google.com algorithm has started to penalize sites with
broken links more and any HTML problem, Yahoo.com has always done this harshly
and it the reason why they are not number one, you have always had to beg with
Yahoo or be a perfect webmaster to work with them, more or less they go for paid
sites and not any of the non-professional types.
Very difficult to check and fix links, I am glad I learn more or
less what types of links break.
good for checking links on a single page.
I've never used this, but supposedly this site can do a
full-site validation: http://www.dead-links.com/
Andy of HoboTraveler.com in Atakpame, Togo West Africa