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SEO & search marketing news and chatter from Screaming Frog.

If your Google Ad Grants account has been unexpectedly suspended, this article will help you through the process of getting it back up and running in as little time as possible, as well as providing preventative measures that will keep your account suspension free. Initial Suspension Ad Grants account guidelines...

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...

14 December, 2018 by Daniel Cartland

Screaming Frog 2018 - A Year In Review

As the year comes to an end here at Screaming Frog we thought we would add to the inevitable roundups posts with our own. But instead of just bragging about the work we do or making pointless ‘SEO predictions for 2019’, we also want to celebrate the people that make...

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...

Last Thursday evening some of the Screaming Frog team and I headed into London for the annual UK Search Awards. The event, hosted at the Bloomsbury Big Top, recognises the very best in UK search and ended up being a perfect way to sign off what has been a tremendous...

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,...

6 August, 2018 by Richard Lawther

Bulk Testing PageSpeed Insights with the SEO Spider

Update: This page was updated on 15-11-18 to reflect PSI now being powered by Google Lighthouse, and the associated metrics this now provides.  Google does a great job of providing a variety of tools for SEO’s and webmasters to use, and although they may not provide the most detailed analysis...

A few months ago I posted an article that outlined some of the tools & techniques we use at Screaming Frog for coming up with content ideas. Within that post I touched upon several websites that are worth visiting when you’re in need of inspiration, and I wanted to expand...

22 July, 2018 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...

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