How to Find and Fix Broken Links on Your Shopify store

Last modified: November 4, 2021

With AllFetch SEO: Image Optimizer, you can optimize your URLs by fixing the broken ones. This article will show you how to do it in just a few simple steps.

Install our AllFetch SEO: Image Optimizer app here.

Broken links are links that send a message to its visitors that the webpage no longer exists, triggering a 404 error page. They could hurt your rankings and user experience. Therefore, it is essential that you fix those broken links.

Note:

  • You can only access the features after you have selected and signed up for one of our plans. For more details on how to activate a plan, see Getting started: How to activate a plan.
  • In order for the SEO features (meta tags optimization, URLs optimization, etc.) to take effect, our app needs your permission to access your store Shopify theme. For more details on how to give app permission, see How to give app permission

1. Enable scanning broken links feature

To access all the customization options, click Edit then Enable the feature.

AllFetch SEO: Image Optimizer - Enable scan broken links feature

2. Customize auto redirect link

The redirect feature is available for paid plans only. To automatically redirect your visitors to another web page instead of a 404 error page, fill in the text field with the URL of your choice.

AllFetch SEO: Image Optimizer - Fill redirect URL for broken links

3. Save your configurations

After you have finished configuring, click Save. If any broken link exists, the application will detect and show those links in the table on the right. If you have a paid plan, visitors will now be redirected to the link you set instead of a 404 error page.

AllFetch SEO: Image Optimizer - Save configurations for Scan Broken Link

If you have any questions that are beyond the scope of this document, just click the live chat icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to chat with us or send email to [email protected]. We are happy to help!

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