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- 19 readers -
  • How To Create Histograms For Marketers In Excel [VIDEO]

    … the individual students; we’re getting more of a bird’s eye view of the performance of the entire class. Make sense? Great! Practice File You can download the Excel file I used in the video from Dropbox here. Steps I took a list of blog posts from my site that I ran last year in Screaming Frog and wanted to see a distribution (got tired of writing…

    Annie Cushing/ Annielyticsin How To's- 16 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- 33 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- 29 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: Odoo

    … role in Google's ranking algorithms. Perhaps more importantly in the short-term, a quick website makes for a noticeably better user experience when browsing - particularly on mobile devices. When it comes to website speed, Odoo does a pretty fantastic job. With an average page load time of 7.61 seconds, it isn't the fastest website we've audited…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 30 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- 11 readers -
  • 1 Hour SEO Audit Challenge: ShipHero

    … in Google's ranking algorithms. It also helps a website provide better navigation for users and makes for a noticeably better experience when browsing a website on mobile devices. ShipHero excels when it comes to website speed. With an average page load time of 2.69 seconds, the website is doing enough to keep both desktop and mobile users from…

    Brendon Rowe/ ROI Factor Blogin SEO Content- 24 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- 30 readers -
  • Ultimate List of Must-Have Tools for Your SEO Toolkit

    … that’s the number that are both critical and not internally developed). I’ll be generating this list based on the frequency of access, not necessarily importance relativity but based on what the task is. 14 Critical SEO Tools In My Kit SEO Quake This Firefox extension is easily my most used tool. It’s great for quickly pulling core metrics…

    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- 30 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 -