WordPress Broken Link Checker Plugins report, provides information on the following plugins Broken Link Checker, Link Checker.
Last Updated: October 13, 2018
The following list of plugins will help you find out about your broken links in your website or blog.
When you build websites, you add links, hyperlinks, images and other information which connect to an external link, website or connect internally. These links become broken from time to time. This happens because you either removed the image, changed the page or post URL and or the link is now pointing to a website that is no longer available.
If you don’t monitor your website for broken links after a period of time your broken links can grow very rapidly especially if your website generates a lot of traffic, you have a blog or a membership site, you sell products, you have many subscribers and more. All of these create links, which will change from time to time.
Broken links on your site can cause SEO issues with search engines like Google and Bing. Search engines don’t like websites with broken links it kind of sends a negative message.
If you are selling products and these links end up in a 404 error page not found or other messages then your customers will not come back. It also takes extra time and resources for your server to workout what to do with the broken link.
I am sure the above information helps you understand how important it is to monitor your website for broken links.
You might like to read my tutorial Google Webmaster Tools Broken Links Tutorial.
Information: Always remember to try and not have too many plugins added to your website or blog. The more plugins you add the more request and processing resources it requires to use from your server!!!
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WordPress Broken Link Checker Plugins
This plugin will check your posts, comments and other content for broken links and missing images, and notify you if any are found.
Although I have added this plugin which is a great plugin please take note of the following. Some have reported that using this plugin can cause an increase in server resources. Therefore if you run your website in a shared host server, I would suggest that you run this plugin with caution. You might like to check the following URL First Time Blogging WordPress Maintenance which provides more broken link checking tools and also online tools to check your broken links.
Important: This plugin has now reached more than 4 million downloads. This plugin is actively installed in more than 500,000 websites.
You might like to read my tutorial WordPress Broken Links. to learn more about this plugin.
Version 1.11.5 | By Vladimir Prelovac | Last Updated: August 3, 2017 | Compatible up to 4.8.1
The Link Checker for WordPress uses an external service to crawl your website and find broken links and images on your website.
In contrast to search engine tools like the Google Search Console, which only show if a URL on your website is not reachable, it does not matter for the Link Checker if the links leads to an internal or external URL. The Link Checker will find all dead links.
Version 1.16.0 | By Last Updated: September 24, 2018 | Compatible up to 4.9.8 |
This list will change from time to time and it will grow with more plugins added. Please keep coming back to review the changes and additions.
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