Broken Link Checker

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  1. Manage redirects in a simple way

    Give us a GUI to redirect out-dated URLs to active ones. If people change the main domain or permalink structure of their blog, they need to be able to avoid 404 requests caused by existing backlinks. The only way to do this now is by editing the .htaccess or add PHP redirects to their template - not very easy....

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    • Automatically unlink (without human supervision) links from specified domains

      Some domains die, over time. When they are really dead for good, why do they need human supervision when they appear in the Broken or Redirection sections ?
      BLC ought to have a configuration option where we specify the domains to consider dead and immediately unlink, without caring about showing them in the reports asking for human decision :)

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      • Add link Title edit/add to links

        I would love it if you could add or edit link title tags as well. This would be a killer addition from an SEO perspective!!

        What do you think? Possible

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        • Redirect doesn't disappear after fixing.

          After fixing a redirect, I click on Recheck and it shows 200 OK. However there is no option to remove it from the list of redirects. So I click on dismiss and it puts it in the dismissed list. Then I have to go to the dismissed list and click undismissed to get it back into the "All" list.

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          • Mega.co.nz API

            As they do exist for API FileServe, MediaFire API, etc. ..

            Would be great if Mega.co.nz tubiera API support.

            Thank you.

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            • Outbound filter to list only external links

              I use for this the plugin called "Outbound Link Manager" but it misses some external links. Your plugin is much better in detecting all external links but since you have no filter for Outbound links it's a pain in the neck!..I saw your post that I can do that by searching for my domain name but this only list the inbound links not the outbound!
              Am I missing something ?

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              • missing anchor

                Check if links have an anchor tekst. To prevent spam like links

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                • URLS in php

                  URLs within php code on a page or post are not picked up by Broken Link Checker...selecting plaintext urls doesn't resolve the problem. For example, URLs in php code related to simplepie for wordpress are not recognized:

                  <?php echo SimplePieWP('http://example.com/feed'); ?>

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                  • Fix Markdown URL support

                    It appears when I use the Broken Links page to replace or Unlink and URL, it doesn't know how to deal with Markdown URL formats, and inserts an HTML href in the middle of the Markdown, creating a nasty jumble. Since I use Markdown across my site, I have to go in an manually edit each one in the Post Edit window, instead of fixing it quickly in the Broken Links view.

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                    • 429 Unknown error for Reddit

                      When I post a link to reddit it sais 429 Unknown Error but the website loads fine.

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                      • Option to send email notification to the user who last edited the post, not the author

                        The pages on our websites are old and our site editors share them, so sending notifications to post authors wouldn't work. It would be useful if the broken links notifications went to the users who are currently maintaining the pages, e.g. those who last edited it.

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                        • 3 votes
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                          • Completely remove/delete link and its anchor text

                            Completely remove/delete link and its anchor text. Do not leave anchor text as opposed Unlink option.

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                              • Stopping certain errors as being registered as Broken Links

                                For some reason all of my websites are coming up as 403 errors, however they can still be accessed. This may have something to do with Cloudflare protecting the sites...

                                It would be nice to be able to change options in the plugin to not detect 403 errors as broken links.

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                                • Links removed from pages not removed from plugin

                                  I've removed entire paragraphs containing links from two of my pages now, and in both cases the links are "stuck" in BLC's database. I dismissed them, but even weeks later they're not gone.

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                                  • wp-admin rewrite

                                    Rewrite wp-admin url to your own. So notifications email link points to new login page url..

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                                    • Add an option to only check links on a certain domain

                                      You have an exclusion list it would be great if there was an inclusion list that filtered the URLs to only be the domain of the site.

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                                      • Valid links on Private pages to other Private pages should not be flagged as broken.

                                        Public content having all valid links can be made Private. If a Private page now correctly links to another Private page, that link is considered broken. This commonly happens when a page containing an embedded image is made private and the image link is now considered broken.

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                                        • Auto detect link start with http://

                                          My website using custom filed with data like:
                                          ep1#http://link.com
                                          ep2#http://link2.com
                                          ...
                                          So this plugin can't detect the link.
                                          I suggest this plugin auto detect link with special character before http://

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