The Screaming Frog SEO Spider allows you to quickly crawl, analyse and audit a site from an onsite SEO perspective. It’s particulary good for analysing medium to large sites, where manually checking every page would be extremely labour intensive (or impossible!) and where you can easily miss a redirect, meta refresh or duplicate page issue.
The Screaming Frog SEO Spider is an SEO auditing tool, built by real SEOs with thousands of users worldwide.
[*] Errors – Client errors such as broken links & server errors (No responses, 4XX, 5XX).
[*] Redirects – Permanent or temporary redirects (3XX responses).
[*] External Links – All external links and their status codes.
[*] Protocol – Whether the URLs are secure (HTTPS) or insecure (HTTP).
[*] URI Issues – Non ASCII characters, underscores, uppercase characters, parameters, or long URLs.
[*] Duplicate Pages – Hash value / MD5checksums algorithmic check for exact duplicate pages.
[*] Page Titles – Missing, duplicate, over 65 characters, short, pixel width truncation, same as h1, or multiple.
[*] Meta Description – Missing, duplicate, over 156 characters, short, pixel width truncation or multiple.
[*] Meta Keywords – Mainly for reference, as they are not used by Google, Bing or Yahoo.
[*] File Size – Size of URLs & images.
[*] Response Time.
[*] Last-Modified Header.
[*] Page Depth Level.
[*] Word Count.
[*] H1 – Missing, duplicate, over 70 characters, multiple.
[*] H2 – Missing, duplicate, over 70 characters, multiple.
[*] Meta Robots – Index, noindex, follow, nofollow, noarchive, nosnippet, noodp, noydir etc.
[*] Meta Refresh – Including target page and time delay.
[*] Canonical link element & canonical HTTP headers.
[*] rel=”next” and rel=”prev”.
[*] AJAX – The SEO Spider obeys Google’s AJAX Crawling Scheme.
[*] Inlinks – All pages linking to a URI.
[*] Outlinks – All pages a URI links out to.
[*] Anchor Text – All link text. Alt text from images with links.
[*] Follow & Nofollow – At page and link level (true/false).
[*] Images – All URIs with the image link & all images from a given page. Images over 100kb, missing alt text, alt text over 100 characters.
[*] User-Agent Switcher – Crawl as Googlebot, Bingbot, Yahoo! Slurp, mobile user-agents or your own custom UA.
[*] Redirect Chains – Discover redirect chains and loops.
[*] Custom Source Code Search – The SEO Spider allows you to find anything you want in the source code of a website! Whether that’s Google Analytics code, specific text, or code etc.
[*] Custom Extraction – You can collect any data from the HTML of a URL using XPath, CSS Path selectors or regex.
[*] Google Analytics Integration – You can connect to the Google Analytics API and pull in user and conversion data directly during a crawl.
[*] XML Sitemap Generator – You can create an XML sitemap and an image sitemap using the SEO spider.
Why Buy A Screaming Frog SEO Spider Licence?
[*] The 500 URI crawl limit is removed
[*] You can access ALL the configuration options
[*] You can save and re-upload crawls
[*] You can search for anything in the source code of a website with the custom source code search feature
[*] You get support for any technical issues with the software