Tutorials

Getting Started Guide

Our beginners guide to getting started using the SEO Spider. Including initial set-up, crawling, and viewing reports and issues discovered.

How To Find Broken Links Using The SEO Spider

Learn how to crawl your website and find broken links (404 errors), view which pages link to them, the link text, and export in bulk.

How To Find Missing Image Alt Text & Attributes

Find pages that are missing image alt text and alt attributes, preview the images and bulk export the source pages and images to be corrected.

How To Use List Mode

Upload a list of URLs using 'list mode', and control what other elements are crawled, such as external links, or images for laser-focused crawling.

HTTP Status Codes – Why Won’t My Website Crawl?

If the SEO Spider only crawls one page, or not as expected, the ‘Status’ and ‘Status Code’ are the first things to check. Learn more...

XML Sitemap Generator

Learn how to generate an XML Sitemap (and image sitemap), including the URLs, last modified, priority and change frequency you want.

Site Architecture & Crawl Visualisations Guide

Visualise site architecture and internal linking to help communicate ideas and reveal underlying patterns that are harder to uncover in data, and spreadsheets.

How To Check For Duplicate Content

Minimise duplicate content by identifying exact duplicate pages, and near-duplicate content where some text matches between pages on a website.

How To Test & Validate Structured Data

Audit and validate structured data against Schema.org specifications, and Google’s search feature requirements to enable special search result features.

Spell & Grammar Check Your Website

A guide on how to find spelling and grammar errors at scale across your website, ignoring words, customising the dictionary and the content checked.

How To Audit & Validate Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

This tutorial walks you through how to audit Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). The SEO Spider uses the official AMP validator to allow bulk URL validation.

How To Audit Canonicals

A step-by-step tutorial on how to audit canonical link elements found in the HTML and HTTP Headers for common errors and issues.

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