Broken links can be very frustrating especially when you end up losing visitors who are in too much of a hurry to try again, or come back at a later time to check again. They are truly a big hindrance and act as a great turn-off for your visitors, as the error messages block their flow of interest, and also throw stains over the reputation of the website. That “404 Page Not Found” tag is something we never like to see on our web-page.
There are a number of applications like pop-up blockers, anti-malwares which have been being created in the past to get rid of this problem but not with a great amount of success.
Thankfully, the Broken Link Checker Plugin has the answers to all your problems. With the help of this plugin you can very easily and effectively fix the broken links on your WordPress website, and you can relieve yourself from the worries of experiencing any broken links in future. This plugin has been built in such a way that it can run on any platform, which makes it all the more flexible and a step ahead of its competitors.
Installing this plugin into your system is only a five finger exercise and we will walk you through the process so that you don’t face any trouble in navigating through it.
- The first and foremost thing which you need to do as a user is to activate the Broken Link Checker Plugin. This plugin always checks for broken links or missing images and sends you a notification as soon as it finds one.
- Once this plugin is up and running, you need to go to Settings->Link Checker. This plugin will now look for broken links and report to you if there is any.
- As soon as it completes the search, a link will reflect wherein you will get to know about the number of broken links found on the same page. Below is the screenshot of how the screen will eventually look like after the search.
- If you want to see the broken links, you can do so by simply clicking on the above link. You can also achieve the same by visiting Tools->Broken Links
By following these simple steps, you can greatly enhance the performance of your website and you can bid adieu to these broken links once and for all. You can also disable this plugin once you are completely done with the fixation of these broken links. In a nutshell, this is a must have plugin for your WordPress website, guaranteeing you a quick run through the broken links.