dead link checker - blog: July 2016

Wednesday 27 July 2016

Broken Links: A Problem for SEO, Usability or Both?

Broken links
Image by Hernan PiƱera

On the surface, a couple of broken links on your site may not seem like a big issue – but in reality they could be doing some serious damage.

The online world is full of links pointing from one site to the next. And, as the web is constantly changing, sometimes these links will get broken. Consequently, dead links are part of the architecture of the internet – so as a site owner or SEO professional, it’s something you’ll have to deal with on occasion.