A well maintained, fully functional and active website is a direct reflection of you and your business. It stands for what you are and what your brand represents. A badly maintained website immediately projects a negative impression.
Something as minor as dead or broken hyperlinks on websites are not just bothersome to your site visitors – but it has the probability to cause some real damage to your online business, customer satisfaction as well as to your reputation online. Hence it should be ensured from time to time that all the links mapped across your website are functional and running. But how do we perform these internal links checks on a consistent basis?
The Elite Site Optimizer is a wonderful tool that can be appropriately leveraged to optimize your website to its fullest potential. It comes with a plethora of features and the Link Checker Analysis is one of its unique key functionality. The Link Checker provides timely data about the status and condition of the site’s numerous internal links. Many a times due to broken hyperlinks and related errors, the webpage doesn’t load but instead displays http status codes and the information or action that we wanted to proceed with on the website gets interrupted abruptly. In such cases of broken links or redirects that display 404 error or 301/302 error and other http status codes – the integrated link checker feature of the ESO will give you the report of internal link status. Successively, immediate action can be taken to remedy it, to ensure that more customers don’t have to face any inconvenience while shopping or browsing through your website.
The link types are:
Informational links (1xx)
Successful Links (2xx)
Redirected Live Internal Links (3xx)
Client Error Links (4xx)
Server Error Links (5xx)
The link checker analysis also generates a summary report of the result of the web links analysis in an Excel or PDF formats. Our user friendly dashboard offers clear & well designed reports with relevant data and pictorial representation of the status of the broken hyperlinks existing on your site. It also comes with the facility to create customized reports based on your business need and the area you want to analyze or concentrate on. A good internals link structure is pivotal to the smooth functioning of your website, hence it’s important to take all necessary measures to ensure a healthy web link configuration.