Here's a handy list of web crawler tools for software testers that you might find useful.
- Dead Link Checker — Free broken link checker.
- error404 — Check your website for broken links.
- Monkey Test — Spider Monkey finds broken links.
- Screaming Frog (SEO Spider) — The SEO Spider is a desktop program you can install locally on PC, Mac or Linux which crawls websites’ links, images, CSS, script and apps to evaluate onsite SEO.
- Site Spider - Use this extension to spider a website looking for dead links.
- W3C's Link Checker — Check links and anchors in Web pages or full websites.
- Xenu Link Sleuth (download) — Find broken links on web sites.
- 404-checker — 404 Checker is a website full of webmaster tools and information about your website, internet connections and protocols.
More to add?
Are there any resources we’ve missed? Do you know of any great web crawler tools we should add to this list? Share your findings on The Club and we’ll review it to be added to this list.