In this article, you’ll learn more about the rule type external-link. See the table below:

Rule type

external-link

Description

Check if external websites that are linked on a page are still online and reachable. Will also report on any link that is using the HTTP protocol instead of the more secure HTTPS.

Ignore pages with label

scq-ignore-external-link

Configuration options: none

# Check outgoing link targets and report potentially dead links.

rules:
  - rule: external-links
    description: External links might not be available anymore
    level: major
    # This rule requires no configuration.
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