Did you know that Visio can check your site for broken links?

This is one of those features I stumbled across a number of years ago, and it still seems to be a very well-kept secret. You can use the Web Site Map diagram to tell Visio what site to map out. Visio will also X-out every page image where the link is broken.

For more information, check out https://support.office.com/en-ie/article/Take-control-of-your-Web-site-with-Visio-bae87722-a864-4b88-b684-3acc31f5fdaa

I know there are probably site crawlers and link checkers that are more comprehensive and have more whistles and bells to play with. But it’s hard to argue with a tool you may well already have sitting on your desktop.

One response to “Did you know that Visio can check your site for broken links?

  1. This is only an option in Visio Professional and Visio Premium. Reference: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visio/2010/04/09/visio-2010-editions/

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