Screaming Frog

  • 4 Ways to Use Screaming Frog’s Custom Feature

    … not exist on a certain page. Useful right? I tend to do this on a regular basis to ensure that I am on top of any tracking issues. 2. Finding rogue canonical tags When moving websites you can sometimes come across old canonicals that have not been updated or removed from the new URL. This can cause indexing issues with the search engines and need…

    Daniel Bianchini/ State of Digitalin SEO- 22 readers -
  • How To Create Histograms For Marketers In Excel [VIDEO]

    … Histogram charts are great tools for marketers, but unfortunately Excel doesn’t make the process of creating them terribly intuitive. But I’ll try to simplify it for you a bit. Why A Histogram? Histograms are good for summarizing data into groups. Think about a teacher who has given a test and wants to know how many A’s, B’s, C’s, D’s, and F’s…

    Annie Cushing/ Annielyticsin How To's- 17 readers -
  • Use Screaming Frog to Quickly Focus Your SEO Efforts

    … to focus your SEO efforts. All we need before we start is Screaming Frog SEO Spider to crawl our website and Excel to turn our data into quick visual actions. What is the Screaming Frog? The Screaming Frog SEO Spider (let’s just call it the frog from now on) is a small desktop program you can install locally on your PC, Mac or Linux machine which…

    State of Digitalin SEO- 12 readers -
  • Find and Fix Common Crawl Optimisation Issues

    … cause your web developers a lot of hassle. Accurate XML Sitemaps One of the things I like to do when analysing a site is take the site’s XML sitemap and run it through Screaming Frog. While the Search Console report on a sitemap can give you good information, nothing is quite as informative as actually crawling the sitemap with a tool and seeing…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digitalin SEO- 34 readers -
  • How To Run Screaming Frog SEO Spider on Google Cloud Platform for FREE

    Get a Google Cloud AccountGo to Google Cloud Platform‘s page and signup for a free trial. You have to sign in with your Google account and enter your credit card info.They won’t charge you anything yet, the credit card info is just for ensuring you’re a real person signing up and not just spam. You also won’t be automatically charge at the end of the trial period. 18 readers -
  • The First Pillar of SEO: Technology

    …. This is where SEO crawlers like Screaming Frog and DeepCrawl come in. Run a crawl on the site with your preferred tool and extract the list of discovered 404 Not Found URLs. For extra bonus points, run that list through a link analysis tool like Majestic to find the 404 errors that have inbound links, and prioritise these for fixing. XML Sitemaps No matter…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digitalin SEO- 31 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Odoo

    … on the following criteria: Content Schema Backlinks Site Speed Meta Tag Issues Title Tag Issues Over our previous two audits, many of you have commented that you would like your website graded, and we're extremely excited to finally get to some of your websites - starting with this week's audit of Odoo, an open source ERP and CRM…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 32 readers -
  • New Year Resolution: Crawl Quarterly

    … In the new year, if you are in charge of clients, are in-house, or just in charge of a site of some kind, I implore you to set a new year’s resolution to crawl your site regularly. Most of the issues that I see with clients from a technical perspective can be solved with a regular crawl and time to fix the small issues that arise. Call…

    Kate Morris/ State of Digitalin SEO- 12 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: ShipHero

    … most importantly their website is fully responsive, which gives them a huge leg up on competition that can't provide a seamless experience for users across multiple devices. Tools Used In order to keep things consistent, I used the exact same tools as last week: Ragepank Screaming Frog MajesticSEO Mozbar Open Site Explorer Copyscape…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 25 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Everyday Health

    … Screaming Frog MajesticSEO Mozbar Open Site Explorer Copyscape Microsoft IIS Schema In a world without authorship, visual assets through schema mark up are extremely important for a business to have in order to make sure they are getting the most traffic out of their organic rankings. This means including relevant tags for appropriate…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Google- 33 readers -
  • Ultimate List of Must-Have Tools for Your SEO Toolkit

    …: Intermediate Ahrefs Another backlink reporting tool. While personally I like to pull from multiple sources and combine the data, that’s not in everyone’s budget or desire. Given that I have access to both tools, I often head to ahrefs when looking for a very simple breakdown of a site’s links (how many are .edu, etc.) and Majestic if I know I’m…

    Dave Davies/ The SEM Postin SEO- 19 readers -
  • A Marketer’s Guide To Using Regular Expressions In SEO

    … Regular expressions (regex) are one of the most powerful tools we have in our SEO arsenal, but they're incredibly intimidating! Here are some tips and tricks from one SEO to another that I hope will help you dip your toes into the powerful world of regex. I must begin with a disclaimer: I'm not a coder, a developer or a network admin. My use…

    Jenny Halasz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 32 readers -
  • Basic Google Analytics Troubleshooting

    …. So the second tool that I was going to recommend using is Screaming Frog. Screaming Frog is an amazing tool. I use it countless times every day. This particular tactic does require the full fully licensed paid version, but again it’s going to pay for itself in the time that it saves you, especially if you’re working on multiple websites…

    Graeme Benge/ Koozai.comin Google- 16 readers -
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