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Find Broken Links

Neither search engine not users like a non-existence link. Find internal or external broken links and fix them with these tools.

Dr. Link Check

Dr. Link Check is precisely what the name suggest - The doctor of all your links. Dr. Link Check comes with an extremely simple UI over the web that allows you to enter your website URL to check for the links that exist on your site currently.

It categorises the links into the following:

  • Broken Links
  • Blacklisted Links
  • Internal Links
  • External Links

The broken links can easily be filtered out and used to identify the links that might be broken. The blacklisted links category helps to identify the links which might be blacklisted by search engines.

Dead Link Checker

Deadlink checker is a free yet exhaustive web based service that allows you to check for the status of links on your website. With Deadlink checker, it is possible to check for the below:

  • Broken links on a single page
  • Broken links on an entire website
  • Broken links on multiple websites

For the single page or single website check, it allows you to freely analyse without any registration. However, in order to use the multiple website check feature, it requires you to register.

Registration also gives you access to free reports for the analysis. Dead Link Checker also provides certain good resources for guiding you in your SEO process.

Broken Link Checker

Broken Link Checker serves you with the ability to scan unlimited number of websites containing dead links. Broken Link checker not only provides the list of dead links, but also helps in locating the links to effectively remove them.

Some of its outstanding features include:

  • Reporting of error codes for each dead link
  • OS independent tool
  • A 3000 page limit for the free version
  • Instant website analysis for unique broken links
  • Detailed report of broken links along with its location


SEMrush is an SEO tool which first came into existence in 2008. The tool has been created by a group of IT and SEO professionals with the idea of cleaning up the online race and keeping it fair.

Seven years of experimenting had finally led up to it being the best in SEO solutions.

SEMrush is capable of carrying out the following:

  • Analytics report – getting professional reports on your competitors; their keyword usage and display advertising
  • Advertising research – learning strategies of competitors
  • Carrying out keyword research to find the keywords that are best applicable to your content.

The tool is cloud-based and can be accessed from any location. There are three subscription plans which can be decided upon based on your requirement.


Aherfs is another simplified SEO tool which was designed by a multinational team rooted in Ukraine and headquartered in Singapore.

Ever since its establishment in 2011, the company has consistently strived to develop the software, which was the integral idea behind the company.

The software is known for carrying out these tasks:

  • Analysing your competitors
  • Researching the best keywords to match your content
  • Monitoring backlinks and subsequent reporting
  • Exploring the content with best performance
  • Tracking your search result ranking
  • Real-time alerting of any issues

The seven-day trial version is available at a fee of $7 and the subscription to cheapest ‘lite’ pack costs $99 per month.

Screaming Frog

Screaming Frog is an SEO spider tool, used in order to link images and scripts just like a search engine to evaluate the SEO on a website.

A free version of the software is available which can carry out the following tasks:

  • Find broken links and redirects
  • Page data and Metadata analysis
  • Duplicate page discovery
  • With a URL crawl limit to 500

The paid version charges 149 pounds per year and is able to provide additional help like

  • Crawl configuration
  • Search console integration
  • Free technical support
  • Unlimited URL crawl limit

Companies like Apple, Google and Amazon are known to use this software.


SEOptimer is a tool which can check your website in order to find any problems which might be flagged by a search engine as a penalty charge.

The software comes with a 14-day trial version which can be used to carry out checks on

  • Title and meta headers
  • Keyword consistency
  • Backlinks
  • Mobile and tablet rendering

The software is customisable to look as the user desires and is capable of producing a professional yet simple worded PDF report in nine different languages.

Two paid versions are available at $29 per month and $59 per month. Both come with extra features.