Shlomi Fish

USE

    perl link-checker --base='http://localhost/sites/mysite/'

Traverses the pages and checks for inner broken links.

FLAGS

  • --base '$URL'

    The base URL of the web site (and the start URL for the traversal.

  • --pre-skip '$REGEX'

    A regular expression for matching a URL so it won't be checked for outgoing links (but will be tried to be followed). Can be specified more than once.

  • --before-insert-skip '$REGEX'

    A regular expression for preventing URLs from being retrieved in the first place. Can be specified more than once.

LIMITATIONS

  • Does not save and restore the current state upon a failure.

  • Uses a regular expression to get rid of the anchor part (#my_id)

  • Does not handle JavaScript-generated HTML properly.

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2012 by Shlomi Fish

This program is distributed under the MIT (X11) License: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.




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