Webtweaktools

Announcement: February 20, 2017

We are happy to announce that the whole line of WebTweakTools product has been updated. You can download our products from the Products section. Version 3.0.0.700 change log: New look and feel New web site crawler Version 3 has fully rewritten web site crawler, which is now stable, faster and more reliable.

Automated link checking

Recently, we have discussed the importance of link checking activities and how they may improve the overall user’s and search engine bot’s experience. Link checking can cost time even when we are equipped with an automated software. Sometimes, we are just not there to perform the task and it’s absolutely normal. Is there a chance […]

The importance of link checking in website management

The problem of so-called link-rot can touch each of us webmasters. Multiple HTTP 404’s are today’s plague as websites grow and this results in organically larger volume of content. With increased amount of content, the risk of falling on broken links is higher. But what is error 404? It’s simply a situation in which client […]

How to check links, which require user authorization

Fast Link Checker supports the following authorization methods: Basic authentication (password is sent in clear text) Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) Digest authentication for Windows domain servers GSS-Negotiate authentication HTTPS certificate authorization FORM POST login To check links on a site which is protected with username and password, select the appropriate authorization method in the Authentication […]

Setting up a connection via a proxy server

At present, Fast Link Checker supports the following types of proxy servers: HTTP, SOCKS4, SOCKS4A and SOCKS5. To change the settings of a proxy server, open the Proxy tab in the Site Options dialog and select your proxy server type for HTTP and HTTPS protocols, then enter address and port number for each proxy server. […]

Creating and saving reports

Fast Link Checker allows you to generate reports about the links checked on the site. The report can include information about all links found on the site, about links either to hypertext documents only or to graphic objects only, as well as all broken links. You can save such a report in the following formats: […]

Configuring user agent identification

Fast Link Checker allows you to use the User agent type and User agent OS options in the “Start options” section of site settings to specify the user agent name. This option allows you to specify the name of the user agent the program will use when requesting files from a web server. This option […]

Checking links on a site situated on the local computer

The best way to check links on a site situated on your local computer is to install a local web server so that your local site becomes available at http://localhost/. In this case you should specify http://localhost/ in the Start URL field and start checking links. The program will automatically check links on the site […]

Checking links on a site

To start checking links, enter the address of the site into the Start URL field, set the necessary values for other parameters and click the Start button. You can click the Pause button to pause the process. Fast Link Checker will download the page specified in the Start URL field, extract all links from it […]

Checking links on a single page of a site

To check links on one page of a site, enter the address of this page into the Start URL field, select the Only check links in the first URL option on the Crawler tab of the Site Options window. Fast Link Checker will download the page specified in the Start URL field, extract all links […]