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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.

22 September, 2021 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 16.0

We're excited to announce Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 16.0, codenamed internally as 'marshmallow'. Since the launch of crawl comparison in version 15, we've been busy working on the next round of prioritised features and enhancements. Here's what's new in our latest update. 1) Improved JavaScript Crawling 5 years ago...

12 April, 2021 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update - Version 15.0

We are delighted to launch Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 15.0, codenamed internally as 'disparity'. This is a release we are really excited about, as it focuses on a major feature we've wanted to introduce for some time and have been quietly developing in the background. Here's an overview of...

23 November, 2020 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 14.0

We are pleased to launch Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 14.0, codenamed internally as 'megalomaniac'. Since the release of version 13 in July, we've been busy working on the next round of features for version 14, based upon user feedback and as always, a little internal steer. Let's talk about...

9 November, 2020 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog 10 Year Anniversary Giveaway

10 Years ago we released the Screaming Frog SEO Spider, without any real expectation. It was built for fun and with love, mostly in evenings and weekends to be used just by me originally. It solved problems I was having, and then we thought it might help others too. It...

We are excited to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider version 13.0, codenamed internally as 'Lockdown'. We've been busy developing exciting new features, and despite the obvious change in priorities for everyone right now, we want to continue to release updates as normal that help users in the...

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...