As a blogger I’m certain you’ve put a lot of diligent work and extended periods into making your blog a significant resourceful platform for your visitor. But if your blog has broken links it can crash the greater part of your diligent work. In most cases broken links occur from deletion of site pages which other pages link to. For example, if page B contain a link to page A and page A is deleted, this lead to broken links.
Broken links on your blog can have two negative effect on your blog. They can depreciate your SEO efforts. They limit the stream of link value all through your blog, which may lower your site’s search engine rankings. They also create a bad user experience when your visitors explore your site.
To keep away from these potential pitfalls, you ought to intermittently check for broken links on your whole site. In case you’re thinking about how to do this, there is a free service for that. Siteliner is a free service that lets you explore your website, revealing key issues that affect your site’s quality and search engine rankings. Siteliner checks all internal links on your site to ensure they are working, and highlights the broken links so you can fix them easily. I used siteliner to check broken links in one of my other blog and I discovered 5 broken internal links. It was so easily finding the links and the pages where they appear. Siteliner highlights the texts/phrase containing the links so it easier to find them and fix or remove them.
To use this service, login to siterliner and type your site URL as shown below
==> Click on Go
Under the MAIN MENU summary, the numbers of broken links will be shown but using my blog URL for this post, no broken links was detected. In the future I may update this post if broken links eventually appear on my blog to show to how to fix the links.