Broken Link Checker

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  1. Automatic Unlink When User Submit Link on Comment Page [Comment URL]

    I want to be able to get options for "automatic unlink" when user submit any brokenlinks on comment page. This is really important because many of broken link in my sites is generated by commenters.

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    • Put broken URL in 'title' parameter

      Option to remove anchor HREF parameter and put URL in TITLE parameter for broken links, with option to either append URL to TITLE data, or replace TITLE data with URL.

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      • "check each link" at a specific time to reduce the load during high peak period

        It would be helpful to set a more flexible schedule for the "check each link" feature. Instead of checking every X hours I would love to check each link every sunday morning, when the server load is low.

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        • Access to support: how to manually start link checker

          iirc, we could do this. Button not there now.

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          • Reduce server memory usage please!

            Great plugin, but seems to use up quite a bit of server memory when activated. I measure about 3.64Mb server RAM usage difference between when the plugin is activated compared to deactivated on my install. This seems quite high!

            Therefore I currently have it deactivated most of the time, then occasionally activate the plugin to check all links. If it was a little less memory hungry then I could leave it activated all the time which would be much better.

            Regards, James :)

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            • Dismiss as Bulk action

              There are several redirects I want to stay as they are. But there is no dismiss option in the bulk menu, so I have to dismiss them one by one :(

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              • filesonic.com link checker

                Can you add http://filesonic.com link to file checker in the posts? If file was deleted filesonic writes 'This file was deleted'

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                • Always email specific user rather than admin (Developer/site manager)

                  I'm managing a client's site, and rather than email him about broken links, or the author, I'd like it to always email me. Unfortunately, there's no way to set it to always email a specific user or email address, only the original admin or author. Any chance you could set that? Thanks! You rock!

                  Great plugin!

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                    planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin →
                  • Sort broken links by date detected as broken

                    I want an option to sort broken links by the date they were detected as broken.

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                    • Apply broken link css for adminsitrators/authors only

                      I would like to have the ability to add the CSS that displays broken links to administrators or authors only, not to anyone who visits the site. Currently it shows the CSS regardless if you are logged into the site or not.

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                      • 3 votes
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                        • If an HTTPS resource is available, consider links to the non-SSL version to be broken.

                          Many sites support HTTP and HTTPS as part of a transition to a more secure Web presence. To help ease such a transition, Broken Link Checker could also inexpensively check to see if a resource accessed over HTTP is also available over SSL. If no SSL/TLS-secured response is returned, future resources at the same domain do not need to try SSL, since a pretty safe assumption can be made that the particular domain checked does not support it. However, if it does, then it would be smart to suggest that the HTTP version of the resource is "broken" because an…

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                          • Rectify redirects

                            Hi, several users suggested a function to replace links which are redirected by links which lead directly to the destination. Almost every time these suggestions get the answer, that it was already implemented. I searched bulk actions and tried the implemented function. No, sorry, it does NOT replace the original links by those which lead directly to the new destination.
                            But it would be cool, if they did, really. Thanks :-)

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                              1 comment  ·  Admin →
                            • Hey Janis, Great Plugin!

                              Been using this for a couple of years now, one of my must haves on any site!

                              My one wish.. For it to pick up on YouTube videos which are no longer active and leave the snow blizzard vid on your site... Any chance Janis?

                              Chris Naish.

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                              • Soundcloud player Check

                                This Plugin is great for youtube.. but we have hundrets of soundcloud player.. soudcloud player check please :(

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                                • Feature Request : Auto-generate list of all site links (via shortcode)

                                  Hi Jānis Elsts

                                  I see that 'Broken Link Checker' includes the total number of links that it has found, but it would be great to be able to generate a list of these too.

                                  I want to create an index for my site, and this would be a useful feature that I have not found any other plugin to be able to do.

                                  It would be very useful for this plugin to offer a SHORTCODE feature, so that I can display an alphabetical list of all my site links on a page.

                                  Thanks, and keep up the good work. :-)

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                                  • Join links with recovered data

                                    Missing fields are in a malformed database and can be retrieved with minimal effort.

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                                    • is not working

                                      does not work on my site. Disabled all other plugins, left blank server load space. Not sure how to fix, please advise.

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                                      • How do I get sources out of Trash? I did not realize you would remove the comments!!!

                                        Where is the Trash located. I cannot find it! I want those comments back!!

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                                        • Remove link/source from BLC database: the "surgical option" vs. the nuclear option

                                          WP 4.0.1
                                          BLC 1.10.3

                                          In Settings/BLC/Advanced, I have a button for a "Forced recheck" of all pages. This "nuclear option" clears the entire BLC database which forces the plugin to rescan all posts (and/or pages, etc.) for links, enter them in to the database, and check the link.

                                          As far as I can tell, there is not currently a way to do remove links and/or sources (e.g., a page) from the BLC database unless I use the nuclear option.

                                          An example of when this surgical option would have been useful: because of BLC, I found that hundreds of old links…

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