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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...

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...

12 February, 2019 by Oliver Brett

Learn To Crawl: SEO Spider Training Days

On the 24th of January SEOs gathered in London for Screaming Frog’s inaugural SEO Spider Training Event. Attendees flew in from far-flung places such as France, Germany, and even… Cornwall. (If you’re British you’ll appreciate just how far away that is!) Their destination was Marble Arch, London. More specifically, room...

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...

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,...

26 February, 2018 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 9.0

I'm delighted to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider 9.0, codenamed internally as '8-year Monkey'. Our team have been busy in development working on exciting new features. In our last update, we released a new user interface, in this release we have a new and extremely powerful hybrid...

29 September, 2017 by screamingfrog

How To Bypass Geo IP Redirection In A Crawl

I wanted to put together this rapid-fire guide after a question on Twitter from Charlie Whitworth, asking if anyone knew of a way to get around country specific IP redirection, when attempting to perform a crawl using the Screaming Frog SEO Spider. Anyone know how to dodge an IP Redirect...

We've had a few customers notice that our robots.txt tester tool, in version 8.1 of the SEO Spider, gives different results than the robots.txt tester in Google Search Console . This variation in behaviour is around the handling of non-ASCII characters, as highlighted below. Giuseppe Pastore blogged about this issue...

18 July, 2017 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 8.0

I'm excited to announce the release of Screaming Frog SEO Spider 8.0, codenamed internally as 'All J's must go'. Our team have been busy in development working on some exciting new features, so let's get straight to it, and talk about what's new in version 8.0. 1) Updated User Interface...

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