Monitor Web Site Pages Like A Search Engine Robot

See your site from a search engine’s point of view

Checking that all of your web pages are functioning properly and correctly monitoring important elements such as broken links and missing files is only half of what Screaming Frog’s SEO Spider web page crawler can do to save you heaps of time and worry.

Screaming Frog Search SpiderSeeing how both visitors and search engine robots see your web pages is an essential step in SEO and in ensuring high quality usability and Sreaming Frog’s page element reports are a great way to spot simple changes that can improve your website bounce rates and page views with ease. The free SEO Spidering software’s features include:

  1. Inventory – get a full list of all the pages, images and files that your site is comprised of
  2. Errors – find broken links, missing files and configuration errors that spoil user experience
  3. Out links – review links to external web pages to check they are still at the same location
  4. Review – monitor important SEO elements such as meta data and headings and no-indexed pages
  5. Report – filter and export any report as a spreadsheet and record your major changes

There are a number of free web site page crawling tools that take the pain out of tracking onpage elements but Screaming Frog’s SEO Spider puts a nice collection of simple tools in a nice interface to keep things simple.

To get a copy for free, visit the Screaming Frog SEO Spider Download page, download, install the free software on your computer and enter your website url in the box and hit Start to get going.

For more free tools that help you check your web site provides visitors with great user experience and a good impression of your brand, products and services, be sure subscribe to web site optimisation tips and tools or get a free web site review.

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