It is essential to maintain an existing website to make sure that the links are functioning right or the content is error free. The right tools definitely make maintenance of website much easier rather than manually checking for every details and correction to error. With the proper website maintenance tools one can include pictures or text, update content on the website and fix rot links. A website owner has several options that are available to him that will help him with this job.
With the proper tools the webmaster or the website designer who is a professional can make sure as well as understand how to maintain a profitable website. Tools definitely help lower the cost of maintaining a website and are an efficient way to make required changes to the website. These tools also make the website compatible to be viewed on PDA’s and different technological devices that are hand held and are much popular in these times.
Tools such as the Link Check Tool are popularly used by webmaster’s that help them check if the link on the website is not a rot link. Each link on the website is checked and a detailed report of all of them can be compiled. It also gives regular warnings about directory redirects and HTTP redirects. If one want to find if the webpage has any bad tags, then tools such as the HTML check and repair tool is used which also checks if there is any syntax error in the code. It creates a report of all the mistakes in the code and corrects them automatically, at the same time checking the appearance of the page with that of the uncorrected version.
It is also possible to check if the website is compatible with different browsers. Different browsers respond differently to HTML tags, the tool makes sure that errors are taken care off since it automatically repairs them and makes it viewable in all browsers. Any website increases in size if there are too many applications or heavy pictures that are included in it.
Videos also increase the size of the pages. The Load Time Check Tool checks the time your website takes to download on a browser, along with review on the size of objects that are included. It also checks to see if there is any bad HTML coding that could be the result of the page not loading. Spell check tool as the name suggests, help in checking for any spelling mistakes that the content of the webpage could have.
Another useful tool is the Image Optimization tool that helps to compress image files belonging to different extensions. It helps in reducing the size of the image at the same time maintains its quality. It also allows to compare the images, the final one and the earlier heavy image. Just so that you know there is no change in the quality of the image.
There are several software tools that are available to optimize a website and maintain it efficiently. It definitely reduces the cost, time take and effort that a webmaster needs to put in while he maintains the website.