I use Xenu's Link Sleuth, which is free:




Wendy Volkman
Web Manager
Office of Human Resources

On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:09 PM, Megan Dushin <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> We used to pay for a link-checking service to check all of our websites for
> broken links (inbound, external, internal, orphaned, the gamut) and then
> send weekly email reports to the specific webmaster. This enabled us to keep
> link-rot away (provided we paid any attention to the reports).
> We stopped that service (expense outweighed benefit at the time), and the
> need is arising again.
> What do you use to check for broken external links on your sites? I know we
> can check for internal/orphaned links in Dreamweaver, but I don't know of a
> free way to check all external links within a site, or of a reputable paid
> service.
> Your thoughts welcome!
> Megan
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