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CyberSpyder Link Test
Features and Benefits
- Test Configuration
- Configuration stored in a database.
- Multiple configurations possible by using
- Program is multi-threaded so the optimum number
of threads to use for testing any particular site can be used.
- Database names and locations user selectable..
- Can configure URLs to be excluded from the test.
- Can be configured to check only `home` site URLs.
- Can enter ID and Password to check protected
- Can be configured to test URLs in drop down lists
(contained within <SELECT </SELECT> tags).
- Can be configured to use Proxy servers.
- Netiquette considered. Can control speed,
identity, and use of the `Robot exclusion protocol`.
- Test Run
- All test results stored in a database.
- Size of site tested limited only by disk
space available for the database.
- Test includes testing for links in style elements
and in CSS files (style sheets).
- Test can be interrupted and resumed from the
stopping point at a later time.
- Data stored from a previous test can be used
to speed up the next test of the same site, since pages that have not
changed do not need to be retrieved and parsed again.
- Links reported as broken in one test may be
rechecked later to see if they are still broken without rechecking the
- Test Result and Analysis Reports
- Reports available as HTML pages or printed.
- Test Result Reports can be produced automatically
at the end of a test, by manual selection for a partially completed
test, or by manual selection any time after a test is completed.
- Location for HTML report pages is user
- Multiple sets of reports can be in the same
reports directory. (A Report Manager in the program assists in managing
- Test Result Reports allow optional custom
selection of items on which to report (so `good` links can be listed).
- Test Result Reports can be broken into categories
(Broken, Skipped, etc.), or all items can be listed together.
- Test Result Reports can be sorted by Page URL,
showing `problem` URLs, or by `problem` URLs or
result codes, showing the Page URL.
- Analysis Reports permit the analysis and
examination of a site in a variety of ways. The reports include:
- Site File Structure Report to show the site
file structure so that the physical structure of the site is readily
- Site Map Report that is similar to the file
structure report, but only lists the URLs that represent HTML pages
- Cross Reference Reports to provide a cross
reference for the site, listed either by page showing contained links,
or by links showing the pages containing them.
- Page Size Analysis Reports to analyze the
total size of a page (where the total size is the HTML page itself plus
all of the images contained in the page.
- What's New, What's Old Reports to help
determine items that have changed or items that have not changed. One
useful thing that can be done is to check any link to another site that
has changed to ensure that it still points to the expected data. These
reports can also be used to generate What's New
lists or pages for a site, or to determine content that has not changed
for a long time.
- Browser can be launched from the program to view
the HTML reports.
- Extensive `help` file included. (Actually this is
an online manual.)
- Built in provision to run at a scheduled time
- Provision for command line startup (useful for
- One button click to check for CyberSpyder
Link Test updates and CyberSpyder site news.
- Support for HTTP/1.1 and modified HTTP/1.0
servers. (Uses the same logic as Netscape and Internet Explorer in
building requests to send to the server.)
- Any Windows based PC that supports Winsock 1.1
or higher (if it can run FireFox or Internet Explorer, it is
suitable), including all releases from Windows 95 and later.
This article is
translated to the Serbo-Croatian
language by Jovana Milutinovich from Geeks Education
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January 23, 2013
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