Tuning Up Your Web Site: An Overview of Two Free Web Site Diagnostic Tools


Xue-Ming Bao

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This article provides an overview of two free Web site diagnostic services provided by Web Site Garage and NetMechanic. Both services provide no cost link check, HTML check, and image byte size reduction. Web Site Garage offers a unique link popularity check, whereas NetMechanic offers a unique server check. The article illustrates with an example of how the Seton Hall University Library Webmaster has used these two Web site diagnostic tools. The paper concludes that Web Site Garage and NetMechanic are effective tools that are easy and efficient for maintaining a Web site.