URL Profiler Blog

  • Update 1.58 – Keyword Search Volume & Free Daily Link Metrics

    Posted on: November 2nd, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in Updates

    Before I tell you what’s new, I have a bit of bad news to share – we’ve had to change the way we give you ‘free’ Majestic metrics. A year ago, Majestic gave us access to a throttled version of their API for use within our tool; unfortunately this API has now been decommissioned. As […]

  • Twitter: Removing Share Counts to Increase Share Price?

    Twitter Share Counts
    Posted on: October 16th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in Social

    Twitter announced recently that they are going to close down the API that provides share counts for webpages. This means that share buttons (like the one above) will no longer display counts, and tools (like URL Profiler) will no longer be able to report on Twitter share counts. It’s fair to say that a lot […]

  • Update 1.55 – Search Analytics API Integration

    Search Analytics API
    Posted on: August 10th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in SEO, Updates

    The data you can pull together in URL Profiler is almost everything you could ever need to make decisions on content – link metrics, social shares, visitor counts, indexation, duplicate content, mobile-friendly, readability scores, even PageRank! (for those that still insist on using it…) But there has always been one thing missing – ranking data. […]

  • 25,000 Reasons Why You Don’t Have a Mobile-Friendly Tag

    Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in Experiments

    Ok, I lied. It’s actually only 5 reasons. BUT I did look at 25,000 sites in the process… As we’ve all been told, Google plan to wreak havoc with the mobile SERPs, starting next Tuesday. You can avoid this drama by having a mobile-optimised site, and obtaining a nice ‘mobile-friendly’ tag from Google in the […]

  • Update 1.51 – Mobile Friendly & PageSpeed Checks

    Mobile PageSpeed
    Posted on: April 8th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in SEO, Updates

    We’ve been wanting to do this update for a while. We’ve had several emails about it, as well as a few public Tweets Hey @urlprofiler are you considering allowing URL Profiler to check URLs via Google’s mobile friendly tool? — Michael Jarrett (@fullvisual) March 24, 2015 Up until very recently, however, Google had not released […]

  • So You Think All Your Pages Are Indexed By Google? Think Again

    Google Indexation Checker
    Posted on: March 12th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in Experiments, SEO

    It is not uncommon for SEOs to disagree on the KPIs you should track to measure your SEO efforts. One metric which is hard to argue with, however, is indexation. If a page is not indexed, it has vlno chance of attracting traffic from search. We have recently found that the classic method of checking […]

  • Update 1.50 – Bulk Indexation & Duplicate Content Checker

    Update 1.50
    Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in Updates

    As Mr Staind once said, “it’s been awhile” since our last update. But that’s not to say we’ve not been busy. Below you’ll find details of our latest update, which includes a plethora of small improvements and bug fixes, as well as a several new features, which I will expand upon below. 1. Duplicate Content […]

  • Introducing the Duplicate Content Checker

    Posted on: March 9th, 2015 by Patrick Hathaway in SEO, Tools

    For almost as long as SEOs have cared about Google traffic, they have also cared about duplicate content. Well before Panda came along, SEO professionals have fought to ensure their websites remain in Google’s good graces by avoiding duplicate content issues. Checking Duplicate Content The most common way to check if you have duplicate content […]

  • Why SEOs Need To Care About User Experience

    Why SEOs Need To Care About User Experience
    Posted on: December 4th, 2014 by Patrick Hathaway in SEO

    As digital marketing has grown up over the last few years, disciplines like SEO have blurred so much that most of us no longer even know what to call ourselves. There is a good reason for this – because Google have changed the rules so much that we’re not even playing the same game anymore. As […]

  • Update 1.48 – Bug Fixes and Updates

    Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by Gareth Brown in Updates

    We’re sorry to say, there’s no additional cool features in the this update, just some house keeping, bug fixes and API updates. Fixed: Report columns being moved over by 1 column, causing a header mis-match Fixed: Ahrefs Domain Rank intermittently returning 0 Fixed: Report encoding issues Fixed: Licensing messaging Fixed: PageSpeed results URL defaulting to […]


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