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HTML Validators and Link Checkers Tools

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HTML Validators and Link Checkers Tools

HTML Validators and Link Checkers Tools

Tool/Product Name Operating system Browser support Comments
W3C CSS Validation Service OS Independent FireFox Mozilla, IE, Netscape CSS validation site run by the WWW Consortium (the folks who set web standards); handles one URI at a time; or upload file or validate by direct input.
W3C Link Checker OS Independent FireFox Mozilla, IE, Netscape Link checking service run by the WWW Consortium; configurable. Handles one URL at a time.
WDG HTML Validator OS Independent FireFox Mozilla, IE, Netscape Enter the URL of an HTML document to validate. To quickly validate multiple URLs, try the batch mode. Alternatively, you can validate files on your computer or you can enter your HTML directly
WebXACT OS Independent FireFox Mozilla, IE, Netscape WebXACT is a free online service that lets you test single pages of web content for quality , accessibility , and privacy issues. Can test one page at a time. Choose among multiple standards - W3C-WCAG guidelines and US Section 508 guidelines.
Weblint Gateway OS Independent FireFox Mozilla, IE, Netscape Site with online HTML validator; somewhat configurable. Site provided by San Francisco State University
Site Audit OS Independent Any major browser Low-cost on-the-web link-checking service from Blossom Software
Link Checker Pro OS Independent Any major browser Link Checker Pro is the leading solution for website analysis and the detection of broken and other problem links. Link Checker Pro combines powerful features and an easy to use interface and is robust enough to deal with corporate websites containing 100,000 links or more
Web Link Validator Windows Any major browser It is a powerful link checker and site management tool for webmasters to check links for accuracy and availability, find broken links and links containing syntactic errors.
SiteAnalysis Windows Any major browser Link testing is featured with SiteAnalysis, a hosted website monitoring service used to periodically test and validate critical website components, such as internal and external links, domain names, DNS servers and SSL certificates, to ensure the quality and functionality of websites and content portals.
CyberSpyder Link Test Windows Any major browser It is a Web site management program to be used for verifying that the URLs on a site are not broken and for analyzing site content
LinkScan Windows, Unix, Linux and Mac Any major browser It is an industrial-strength link checking and website management tool. The LinkScan™ family of products delivers flexible test automation capabilities for the entire spectrum of web-based applications.
Xenu's Link Sleuth Windows Any major browser It checks Web sites for broken links. Link verification is done on "normal" links, images, frames, plug-ins, backgrounds, local image maps, style sheets, scripts and java applets.

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