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Link Redirect Trace

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The all-in-one redirect path analyzer. HTTP Headers, Rel-Canonicals, robots.txt, link power, trust and risk analyzed, too!

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Description from store The all-in-one redirect path analyzer. HTTP Headers, Rel-Canonicals, robots.txt, link power, trust and risk analyzed, too! Perform advanced, comprehensive and most important correct analysis of links, redirects, and REL-canonicals. Use this extension for your SEO analysis, On page SEO, Off page SEO, competitor analysis and more. See instantly if a hop if the page is blocked in robots.txt or X-Robots-Tags, has NOINDEX/NOFOLLOW tags on it or other technical issues like Bot-specific blocking. You can also see all cookies that are placed on each redirect hop. You can see the strength of each link and redirect page and analyze “LRT Power*Trust” (Power like Google PageRank and Trust like “Trust Rank” for each redirect hop. Very soon you will be able to see the Link Detox Risk® for each hop in the redirect path, thus avoiding that you redirect a Google penalty to your site without knowing where it’s coming from. This extension was built to replace all other “partial solution” extensions for redirects, canonicals, search engine indexation and HTTP header logging. Frankly each of those available did only a part (sometimes even wrong or incomplete), so we decided to build it right. Having “LRT Link Redirect Trace” as an all-in-one solution to replace all other extensions means you get the full picture on every redirect. Test us in parallel to whatever you’re using and you’ll be surprised what you find, or better – what the existing extensions hid from you. Full Description Link redirection is a process where one URL gets forwarded to another URL. If a strange domain is redirecting to you, you should check this case in more detail and find out if this is a valuable website or if it is harming you. Are looking for an efficient way to track redirects and headers while you’re browsing? We built an All-In-One browser extension to help you trace any redirect that you can think of. Enter Link Redirect Trace. Redirect tracing is something that everyone in Online Marketing and SEO should care about. A typical backlink profile usually includes redirects from other websites. There are several kinds of redirects, and each of them passes a different amount of Link Juice to Google. The Link Redirect Trace extension allows you to check if your redirects are SEO-friendly or if they harm your website, by showing you: •“standard” redirects in the HTTP header such as 301, 302, 303, 307, FAKE 307 and soon 308; •Javascript redirects; •single and multiple META Refresh redirects (also shows the refresh interval in the trace, i.e. "5 sec"); •Rel-Canonical redirects: unique and multiple HTML HEAD Rel-Canonical and HTTP Header Rel-Canonical; •Alert about blocking of Major Search Engines, or ALL bots; •Alert about broken Rel-Canonical targets; •View LRT Power*Trust for every link redirect hop – an SEO metric that allows you to determine the power and trustworthiness of any link; •Analyzes robots.txt for every redirect hop; •Analyzes HTML <head> NoIndex, NoFollow per redirect hop; •Analyzes the HTTP header X-Robots Noindex, Nofollow, NoArchive; •Views full HTTP headers received for advanced users and developers; •Shows cookies set for each redirect hop – understand those affiliate ad links; •Highlights NoFollow links on the pages you browse; •Detects if a redirect is cached by your browser and allows to cache-bust and get the real results from the server; •Measures the time of a redirect hop and it shows you which redirect or URL shortener slows down user experience. Here are some of the things you can use the Link Redirect Trace plugin for: •check and find problems in your On page SEO •check and find problems in your Off page SEO (incoming links) •check your competitor’s links •check your affiliate links – understand who’s setting which cookie •understand the full redirect chain and reduce the hops if possible for faster load times •check your links after a website migration or redesign •check if a shortened URL points to a dangerous website •trace a hacker website redirect •track links from advertising and affiliate networks If you want to test us, go install the “single solutions” that we all improve upon and fully replace. Then go test us side-by-side and let us know what’s missing at [email protected] •HTTP Headers https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/http-headers/mhbpoeinkhpajikalhfpjjafpfgjnmgk (an extension only for HTTP headers, useful for developers, but missing the “SEO angle”) •Redirect Path https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/redirect-path/aomidfkchockcldhbkggjokdkkebmdll (nice extension, but doesn’t incorporate any of the other aspects, nor does it combine redirects with rel-canonicals, indexation and other advanced combinations and special cases) •Seerobots https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/seerobots/hnljoiodjfgpnddiekagpbblnjedcnfp (doesn’t use canonicals at all, the last update in 2013) •Canonical https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/canonical/dcckfeohihhlbeobohobibjbdobjbhbo (started out nice, but we found out it doesn’t even support HTTP Headers, nor handles special cases, blocking, etc.) Warning: if you decide to install those extensions above, sometimes 3 years outdated, then you will NOT get the full functionality that “Link Redirect Trace” provides, especially not the strength, trust and risk analysis for each link. We listed the above to inspire you to benchmark us, challenge us and give us feedback on particular cases that we might have missed, because we think each of the above did a great job at the time, but don’t help enough for the big picture or may be outdated by now. ##### If you need help or have feedback we have a peer support group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1995307584064207/ ##### BETA 0.8.5 release updates: •Feature: Support for the new “Shortlink” feature that shows certain short links that can be seen as another type of REL-Canonical as well by search engines; •Feature: Canonicals are now also shown in the tooltip and app icon for even more efficient diagnosis; •Speed improvements; •Bug fixes: edge case problems with robots.txt, caching and clipboard to excel export function fixed. BETA 0.9.0 release update: •Save screenshot feature: we added a “Save screenshot” button that allows you to capture complex redirect chains and share with your co-workers quick and easy. BETA 0.9.1 release update: •Screenshots fixed for 4k displays BETA 0.9.2 release update: •Improved handling for Fake 307s read more about the 307s that "are a lie by Chrome" http://cemper.academy/courses/link-redirect-trace-quick-start/lectures/1295468 BETA 0.9.3 release update: •More Improved handling for Fake 307s and Real 307 that were detected as fake sometimes BETA 0.9.4 release update: •Added a new metric that shows the number of backlinks for every page. The LinkResearchTools users can see all the backlinks in great detail by starting a Quick Backlinks (QBL) report, right from the toolbar, with a single click. BETA 0.9.5 release update: •Added GeoIP information. BETA 0.9.6 release update: We added a secret link to more cool extensions by LinkResearchTools. •Added GeoIP information. BETA 0.9.7 release update: We fixed the on-click copy to clipboard issue. BETA 0.9.8 release update: We enhanced the robots.txt parsing. BETA release update: Try LinkResearchTools button. BETA release update: Fixed issues with Jira login. BETA release update: Fixed issues with double rel-canonicals, exports and cut off extension popup. Added support for self-referencing canonical. BETA release update: JIRA changed their login again, we implemented another fix - sorry for the inconvenience.

Latest reviews

  • (2022-06-22) poorya ebrahimi: you are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo best babe :)
  • (2022-06-07) Karen Morgendorffer: love it
  • (2022-03-22) Mohamed Elwan: It's a must for me, I'm web developer not SEO specialist but it helps a lot when you setup redirects and want to make sure all is working as expected. In all of my browsers accounts
  • (2022-03-21) Đạt Lâm: love
  • (2022-03-18) Eric Guimond: Great Tool! See how many hops a link takes - see the affiliate networks, etc.
  • (2022-03-03) Laurent Dufour: excellent
  • (2022-03-02) sung khang: ok
  • (2022-02-25) Zen: ok
  • (2022-02-18) Florian Reisinger: Macht was es soll
  • (2022-01-27) Matthew Challenger: Really great and straight-forward browser extension.
  • (2022-01-19) Hamad Hullais: i just want to be sure is it working properly or not
  • (2022-01-19) 안병준: very good
  • (2022-01-12) Filip Tadaj: Great
  • (2022-01-07) 글로벌비전: Great
  • (2021-10-27) XDpedramXD: this is a really good app the only problem is that in some websites you have to turn it off and this app doesn't have a turn off/on button and if it does please tell where it is
  • (2021-10-21) 옹신범: 为什么要好评了才能用无语
  • (2021-09-27) MD Tihon: Très pratique au quotidien !
  • (2021-09-19) ady zhaseng: Perfect.....
  • (2021-08-06) tuyen luong huu: ok
  • (2021-07-01) Ben Ka: Perfektes Tool! Danke schön
  • (2021-05-27) Ryan Blanchard: Only used it once so far, specifically had a url that i noticed redirected... the extension worked fine & i'd say the extension has a good visual layout & just good setup and stuff. Looks really useful, I dont have time right now to fiddle with it more but based on my single usage shoot it looks really good.
  • (2021-04-30) Digital connect: EXCELLENT PLUGIN
  • (2021-03-25) ClustrMaps Team: Good tool
  • (2021-03-20) jorge anderson: Good Plugin
  • (2021-03-14) Billionaire2033: Love this extension. I'm a security researcher by trade but also an internet and social media marketer so it comes in pretty handy sometimes. I plan do some reviews of it and how I use it on my YT channel soon.
  • (2021-02-19) FOYSAL AHMED: good
  • (2021-02-03) eren nlect: great add on
  • (2021-01-06) Domain Admin: This extension is literally the best. Been using for years, cant go without it.
  • (2020-12-08) Darko Perković: Very helpful, quick, very clear, saves time.
  • (2020-10-31) saeed ramazany: Really helpful, always works.
  • (2020-10-30) Sergiu Sandrean: good plugin
  • (2020-10-23) Joul Enaine: Yeah
  • (2020-10-22) Mauricio Vuljevas: Práctica, Intuitiva, y muy útil, felicitaciones.
  • (2020-10-12) Koray Zorluoglu: mein erster Eindruck auch ist positiv. Danke für die tolle Lösung.
  • (2020-08-13) Javier Cóndor: Necesitaba revisar las cookies de cada redirect, ofrecen que lo hacen pero al exportar siempre sale 0 cookies, de ninguna página exporta.
  • (2020-08-12) 陈年杰: great
  • (2020-08-05) Julio: really helpful. thank you so much.
  • (2020-07-24) jean-baptiste de besombes: Works like a charm !
  • (2020-07-20) Very useful and reliable!
  • (2020-07-16) Aleksandar Bašić: Very great tool!
  • (2020-06-26) Manuel Wimmer: (y)
  • (2020-06-26) Damià Rita Espada: Fácil de usar y muestra resultados fáciles de entender
  • (2020-06-25) Will Sheppard: Sleek clear effective great
  • (2020-04-12) Tim: Very useful extension! Helped me track down a problem I was having where Chrome was randomly redirecting my omnibox queries to Yahoo but I couldn't figure out how or why. Using this I was able to track down what was happening behind the scenes and eventually remove the offending extension named "Ratings Preview for YouTube". Thank you! That problem was driving me nuts. I removed the offending extension and problem solved!!
  • (2020-04-04) Trevor Jones: Brilliant
  • (2020-03-29) Rodrigo Gomez: muy buena
  • (2020-03-09) justAguy y: I love it. I will recommend it to my peers as well. Would be absolutely perfect if we had some more freedom to configure stuff, like letting us ignore certain use cases such as protocol change counting as a redirect. For instance, sometimes during my testing I don't mind if 'http://domain.com' redirects to 'httpS://WWW.domain.com'. Obviously the same site/domain, just a different protocol/prefix. Will continue using it tho, Thanks!
  • (2020-02-07) Daniel Felix: Simple and easy tool.
  • (2020-01-30) Dominic lamote: great tool
  • (2020-01-16) Shawn Graven: Looks nice and gives me the information I want! Now to see if I can get it to work with files!

Latest issues

  • (2022-01-25, v: Md Salam Kahlifa: mjjjj
  • (2021-06-16, v: BETA) Vitalii Artemenko: Error "-1"
    When working with one site, the plugin does not register the server response, HTTP headers, etc. Shows the server response "-1" http://joxi.ru/bmo9wbRTyRbE0A Website https://mriyar.ua/ Help to find out what is the reason please?
  • (2019-07-29, v: BETA) Florian Loew: -1
    I always get a -1 (whatever that means) :( thats just in chrome - works fine with the firefox extension...
  • (2019-05-16, v: BETA) Wojciech Zakrzewski: What does HTTP -1 code mean?
    If I could attach the print screen to the message, that would be nice.
  • (2019-02-21, v: BETA) Erwin Mayer: HTTP header Set-Cookies aren't showing up
    HTTP header Set-Cookies aren't showing up. Are you aware of this? It seems to also affect Redirect Path extension.
  • (2018-12-21, v: BETA) Oleksii Pieshkov: Stop working with last update
    Stop working after last update to Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit)
  • (2018-11-14, v: BETA) Carlos Badillo: redirects and time outs
    All I want, all I give a damn about is a way to go to my favorite web sites without interruption or interference. This extension doesn't seem to do that because even when I hit 'help' in the upper right I was timed out. Is there anything that just blocks any attempt to redirect or slows me down till I'm automatically timed out?
  • (2018-08-07, v: BETA) Issue with Jira
    Still bugs when trying to connect with Jira. Installed the Version v. Pity, otherwise a great extension. Please check again!
  • (2018-04-12, v: BETA) Todd Breiholz: Panel is cropped
    When I click on the icon in the toolbar to see the results I nearly always get a cropped version of the panel. If I continuously click it will eventually show the whole panel.
  • (2017-12-27, v: BETA) Issue with JIRA cloud
    When detecting the redirects with JIRA cloud during login it create an error that prevents you from logging on. After disabling the extension this resolved the login error. Great extension, but we use JIRA to mange all of our projects and tasks so please let us know when and if this issue is or will be resolved. Nice work overall.
  • (2017-10-11, v:0.9.8 BETA) delete all now !
  • (2017-09-09, v:0.9.8 BETA) Eric Tyukayev: NEED HELP GETTING ONWEB SITE
  • (2017-03-07, v:0.9.6 BETA) Евгений Смирнов: All informations are copying into clipboard automatically
    Why when I open widget, all informations are copying into clipboard automatically?! Mac os sierra, chrome 56.0.2924.87.


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4.8 (323 votes)
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