The latest Screaming Frog update has implemented a host of smaller changes and bug fixes to improve functionality. These include better Google Analytics integration, improving scheduling and improved structured data validation features, among other things.
You will also be able to compare rendered HTML to non-rendered HTML, allowing you to pick up on small, but vital, issues to ensure that your site is being crawled properly by Google’s crawlers.
One of the most exciting parts of this update is that you can enable customised automated crawl reports for Data Studio. This allows you to export them to Google Sheets easily to then connect to Data Studio, so you can have all the data you need at your fingertips.
Screaming Frog has also updated the filtering and search options, giving you more functionality, pre-defined filters and an improved search function to help make your life easier as you interpret the data.
Finally, there’s no need to worry if English isn’t your mother tongue, as Screaming Frog is now available in Spanish, German, French and Italian. The team at Screaming Frog do, however, accept that translating technical SEO terms into other languages is challenging so welcome any feedback you have for them.
Screaming Frog’s latest crawler update brings new functionality to the tool for millions of SEOs around the world, and makes it far more similar to Google’s own crawler. With new ways to see your data and new information found, Screaming Frog’s 16.0 update looks to shine the light towards a bright future for identifying issues with your website so you can fix them and improve your rankings. If you want to try out any of these new features, download the Screaming Frog SEO Spider.
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