Jun 29, 2022
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To determine the number of internal links that point to your page, click the URL in the main Screaming Frog window, then click the Inlinks tab. advertisement Continue reading below You can also click Bulk Export > All Links to identify site-wide links to all site pages. ScreamingFrog-Links tab Quality of internal links pointing to the page You can easily determine the quality of internal links that point to each page of your site by using the Excel document that was exported from the steps that bulk exported the links. Inlink report Broken link Identifying broken links in your SEO audit can help Google find pages that are listed as broken and give you the opportunity to fix them before they become a major issue. advertisement Continue reading below Confirmation method When Screaming Frog ghost mannequin effect service finishes crawling your site, click the Internal tab and select HTML from the Filter: drop-down menu to sort the pages by status code. This organizes the pages in descending order so you can see all the error pages before the live 200OK page. This check identifies all 400, 500, and other page errors. For some links, depending on the context, it's safe to ignore the 400 errors and remove them from the Google index. Especially if you can't find it in the Google index after a while. However, if they are indexed and have been around for a while, you are probably advised to redirect to the appropriate destination. ScreamingFrog status code Affiliate link If the purpose of your audit is to identify and remove affiliate links from affiliate-rich websites, the following tips are a good way to follow. advertisement Continue reading below Confirmation method Affiliate links tend to contain some of the common referrers or URLs that can be identified on many different websites. Custom filters can help you find these links. In addition, you can use conditional formatting in Excel to exclude affiliate links and identify where they are in the bulk export from ScreamingFrog. URL length To identify URLs longer than 115 characters in Screaming Frog, click the URL tab, click Filter, and then click More than 115 characters. This provides all URLs longer than 115 characters onsite to help identify problems with URLs that are too long.