LinkChecker  9.4.0
About: LinkChecker checks HTML documents for broken links (requires Python >= 2.7).
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README.rst

LinkChecker

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Check for broken links in web sites.

Features

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

Installation

See doc/install.txt in the source code archive. Python 2.7.2 or later is needed. It doesn't work with Python 3 yet, see #40 for details.

pip install linkchecker should NOT be used for now, as it will install the old version of linkchecker. See #4.

Usage

Execute linkchecker http://www.example.com. For other options see linkchecker --help.

Docker usage

If you do not want to install any additional libraries/dependencies you can use the Docker image.

Example for external web site check: ` docker run --rm -it -u $(id -u):$(id -g) linkchecker/linkchecker --verbose https://google.com`

Local HTML file check: ` docker run --rm -it -u $(id -u):$(id -g) -v "$PWD":/mnt linkchecker/linkchecker --verbose index.html`