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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.

20 October, 2016 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog Stickers Giveaway

We've had quite a few requests for Screaming Frog stickers over the past year, so we have put together a small giveaway to thank everyone for their support and help improve boring looking laptops. There will be (at least) 250 winners that receive the much coveted Screaming Frog stickers, and...

7 September, 2016 by screamingfrog

How To Audit Backlinks In The SEO Spider

There's plenty of reasons you may wish to audit backlinks to a website, whether it's to check the links are still live and passing link value, they've been removed or nofollowed after a link clean up, or you want to get more data on the links which Google Search Console...

21 July, 2016 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 6.0

I'm excited to announce version 6.0 of the Screaming Frog SEO Spider, codenamed internally as 'render-Rooney'. Our team have been busy in development and have some very exciting new features ready to release in the latest update. This includes the following - 1) Rendered Crawling (JavaScript) There were two things...

11 April, 2016 by screamingfrog

Announcing The Screaming Frog Log File Analyser

I am delighted to announce the release of the Screaming Frog Log File Analyser 1.0, codenamed 'Pickled Onions'. Since the release of the SEO Spider, we planned to build a Log File Analyser, and finally started on development last year. While crawling is a wonderful thing, analysing your log files...

1 March, 2016 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...

23 November, 2015 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog 5 Year Anniversary Giveaway

It's five years ago today that we released the Screaming Frog SEO Spider to the SEO community. It's amazing to think how far we have come in that time, but I'd rather focus on what's still to come, celebrate and thank everyone for their awesome support over the years by...

4 September, 2015 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update - Version 5.0

In July we released version 4.0 (and 4.1) of the Screaming Frog SEO Spider, and I am pleased to announce the release of version 5.0, codenamed internally as 'toothache'. Let's get straight to it, version 5.0 includes the following new features - 1) Google Search Analytics Integration You can now...

7 July, 2015 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 4.0

I'm really pleased to announce version 4.0 of the Screaming Frog SEO Spider, codenamed internally as 'Ella'. We have been busy in development working on some significant improvements to the SEO Spider due for release later this year, which include a number of powerful new features we've wanted to release...

8 April, 2015 by screamingfrog

How To Use Wireshark With The SEO Spider

Here at Screaming Frog we occasionally get support queries from users of the SEO Spider reporting issues such as recording the wrong response code, or perhaps reporting a page to have no title or headings, when they are there when viewed in a browser. We often get asked if it's...

11 February, 2015 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 3.0

I'm delighted to announce version 3.0 of the Screaming Frog SEO Spider, named internally as 'walkies'. This update includes a new way of analysing a crawl, additional sitemap features and insecure content reporting, which will help with all those HTTPS migrations! As always thanks to everyone for their continued support,...