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Dan Sharp is founder & Director of Screaming Frog. He has developed search strategies for a variety of clients from international brands to small and medium sized businesses and designed and managed the build of the innovative SEO Spider software.

I am pleased to announce the release of the Screaming Frog Log File Analyser 4.0, codenamed 'Stay At Home'. If you're not already familiar with the Log File Analyser tool, it allows you to upload your server log files, verify search engine bots, and get valuable insight into search bot...

24 February, 2020 by screamingfrog

How To Use The SEO Spider For Broken Link Building

If you've not heard of 'broken link building' before, it's essentially a tactic that involves letting a webmaster know about broken links on their site and suggesting an alternative resource (perhaps your own site or a particular piece of content, alongside any others). There's a couple of ways that link...

22 October, 2019 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 12.0

We are delighted to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 12.0, codenamed internally as 'Element 115'. In version 11 we introduced structured data validation, the first for any crawler. For version 12, we've listened to user feedback and improved upon existing features, as well as introduced some...

22 October, 2019 by screamingfrog

How To Find Broken Links Using The SEO Spider

You can use the Screaming Frog SEO Spider for free (and paid) to check for broken links (the http response '404 not found error') on your website. Below is a very quick and easy tutorial on how to use the tool as a broken link checker. First of all, you'll...

9 September, 2019 by screamingfrog

The brightonSEO Crawling Clinic

For the first time last year we ran a crawling clinic at the legendary brightonSEO. The team had a lot of fun meeting everyone and chatting about crawling and technical SEO while just a little hungover from the pre-party, so we decided to do it again this year. The idea...

5 March, 2019 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 11.0

We are delighted to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 11.0, codenamed internally as 'triples', which is a big hint for those in the know. In version 10 we introduced many new features all at once, so we wanted to make this update smaller, which also means...

8 January, 2019 by screamingfrog

11 Little-Known Features In The SEO Spider

The Screaming Frog SEO Spider has evolved a great deal over the past 8 years since launch, with many advancements, new features and a huge variety of different ways to configure a crawl. This post covers some of the lesser-known and hidden-away features, that even more experienced users might not...

11 December, 2018 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog Log File Analyser Update – Version 3.0

I am delighted to announce the release of the Screaming Frog Log File Analyser 3.0, codenamed 'Yule Log'. If you're not already familiar with the Log File Analyser tool, it allows you to upload your raw server log files, verify search engine bots, and analyse search bot data for invaluable...

25 September, 2018 by screamingfrog

The brightonSEO Crawling Clinic

We've often been asked by customers where we are at conferences, as we don't ever have a conference stand, or actively try and sell our software or services at events. While we don't like to sell in this way at events, our team love to attend conferences. We're running the...

19 September, 2018 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 10.0

We are delighted to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 10.0, codenamed internally as 'Liger'. In our last release, we announced an extremely powerful hybrid storage engine, and in this update, we have lots of very exciting new features driven entirely by user requests and feedback. So,...