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How to check link-list for broken links? (i.e. with Xenu)

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by albaniax, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. albaniax

    albaniax Elite Member

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    Hey,

    So I have a couple of reports with links, but they don't show which exact URL of my website pages they link to.
    Is there a way with Xenu in combination with Scrapebox to analyze this?

    - The thing with Xenu is, when I start with let's say 300 backlinks, it starts to analyze each and every inner-page of the site's I enter, not just the one's where I have a backlink.

    Which mean's that this way, it takes way to long - the only way I see is by adding the backlinks aswell to the "Do not check any URLs beginning with this" - but once again, I takes very long to add every link one-by-one.

    Am I missing any settings there?
    I don't want to strain my assistant with these kind of annoying stuff to do manually with my (current) strategy :tool:
     
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    dennis727 Power Member

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    albaniax Elite Member

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    Hey mate,

    Yes, this is also nice to see which links are dead linked from inside the webpage, thx.

    But I'm talking about extern backlinks which link to inner-pages i.e. to an old version of a website :)
     
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    Got it, I found a way to get the exact URL where the backlinks link to - now it's easily done, just alive-check with Scrapebox (200/301 in the settings)
     
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    bh-chick Newbie

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    I must say I haven't found a perfect tool for that as most of the free ones have limits of max 20-30 checked pages. You need to Google "reciprocal links checker" and list parts of your backlinks to check all of them.

    Xenu is a great tool but not for checking broken backlinks.
     
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