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check links in web documents or full websites

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Check for broken links in web sites.


  • recursive and multithreaded checking and site crawling

  • output in colored or normal text, HTML, SQL, CSV, XML or a sitemap graph in different formats

  • HTTP/1.1, HTTPS, FTP, mailto:, news:, nntp:, Telnet and local file links support

  • restrict link checking with regular expression filters for URLs

  • proxy support

  • username/password authorization for HTTP, FTP and Telnet

  • honors robots.txt exclusion protocol

  • Cookie support

  • HTML5 support

  • a command line, GUI and web interface

  • various check plugins available, eg. HTML syntax and antivirus checks.


See doc/install.txt in the source code archive. Python 2.7.2 or later is needed.


Execute linkchecker For other options see linkchecker --help.

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