FireFox Addon Finds Broken Links! LinkChecker

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Broken links or missing links are not liked by the Search Engines and the websites having missing links are severely penalized by the Search Engines. So, it is very important that the webmasters constantly search their websites and web pages for the missing links. If your website is smaller, then this task can be easily accomplished by LinkChecker, which is FireFox addon, and will ensure you to quickly find the broken or dead links on a web page.

LinkChecker In Action

LinkChecker In Action

LinkChecker Options Exclusions

LinkChecker Options Exclusions

LinkChecker Colour Options

LinkChecker Colour Options

It’s also still in healthy development, here are some proactive plans:

Future Features

  • sidebar with broken link summary list anchored to bad links
  • link duplication checking/count
  • options dialog to set timeout, color, skip criteria, right-click menu visibility, and other settings
  • more detailed or SVG progress pie chart
  • easy bookmark link checking (currently achieved by finding your bookmarks.html file on your computer, loading it in Firefox, then running LinkChecker — not exactly ideal, is it?)
  • abilty to remove or “turn off” LinkChecker colors after check is complete
  • option time delay each link checked so script not seen as robot
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