Wednesday, May 23, 2012

SharePoint Broken Link Checker

As most SharePoint 2010 developers know, Microsoft removed the ability to check for broken links in SharePoint Designer which was previously available in SharePoint 2007.

Unfortunately, there are no available extensions to SharePoint Designer or Visual Studio to re-introduce that functionality.  However, a company called QiPoint has created a .Net console application which can be run on a SharePoint WFE to produce a CSV report of all the broken links in specified SharePoint Sites and Site Collections.

This tool supports BOTH SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013:

You can read more about this tool and download it for free from here:

If you want Microsoft to BRING BACK the Broken Links Report/Broken Links checker that was previously available in SharePoint 2007, you can vote for this UserVoice suggestion here:


  1. awesome this tool is great! thanks

  2. This helps to locate broken links on website to find the flaws and rectifying it by just simply entering the URL.It is vary useful check on
    broken link finder

  3. The link above is 'broken' :) the program page moved, please update to