Broken link checker

  • Status Closed
  • Budget $30 - $250 USD
  • Total Bids 3

Project Description

The idea: a 'tool' that checks the web for broken links & sends the owner of a website a mail when it found one

Steps:

1. a script that follows every link it finds and registers when a link is broken (status 404 and only external links)

2. it inserts the data into a database (e.g. microsoft access) - the data needed would be:

2.1 the url of the page where it found the broken links

2.2 the url of the broken page (status 404)

2.3 a mail address it found on the contact page

3. in the database, it checks if a mail has been sent before - if not, it sends a 'template' e-mail containing the needed data

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