hallway in The Matrix movieYou heard me. Getting crawled sounds like something vastly unpleasant like a scene out of The Matrix, but it’s actually quite enjoyable once you get used to it.

What am I talking about?

Why, Search Engines of course! If your site is well designed and maintained you can expect to be crawled right often. And it’s going to feel very good because you’ll see yourself going up in the rankings.

Same amount of work = better visibility.

How can you make sure your site is well designed and maintained? That’s an ongoing subject around here but I’d like to give you something powerful and easy that you can take away with you and begin to make changes right away if you’re a self-hosted WordPress user.

Install the Broken Links Checker Plugin

It’s one of my all time favs and I’m going to show you how to install and use it… right now. 😉

WordPress Broken Link Checker Video Tutorial from Lori Randall Stradtman on Vimeo.