Those who have been reading this blog for a while may have noticed that we have “moved”. In addition to the design the domain is now different, the new structure allows us to write about the new monitoring plugins as well as our traditional storage plugins.
How do we ensure that there is not a single “broken link” in over 300 articles? We had feared that the transfer of the articles from the old blog could not be done completely automatically.
We are pleased to announce the 1.1.0 release of our monitoring plugin check_site_simple.
The following is new in this version:
The links to images and other media are checked as well. This means that incorrectly embedded images or videos or those whose sources no longer exist are now recognized as well.
Links to external sources can be provided with their own grace period. The background for the introduction of this new option is that sometimes servers to which you want to link are unstable.
The latest release of check_site_simple (v1.1.0.beta.1 as of writing this article) will find broken links to image and media-sources as well.
Like it’s predecessors the integrated crawler of check_site_simple flags any broken link found somewhere on the checked site but now links to images and media files (e.g. audio or video files linked from your site) will get checked too.
To give users full control we have also integrated a new switch --disable-media-checks.