When is a web not a web? When the things you’ve linked to are broken! I’ve just discovered this great, easy notification plugin for wordpress called Broken Link Checker. And that’s what it does. Simple as that. An invaluable service provided.
And complimented by the amazing Redirection Plugin it can make sure you’re keeping on top of not just the sites you link to, but your own links to ensure that that web remains strong and in place. I can’t recommend the combination more.
Install both and start spinning those webs!
Broken Links are even better than I thought. Not only do you get email notifications, links that are broken are highlighted on the actual page they’re embedded in with a nifty line through the text! See a real, live example from my day job: