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Search Engines, HTML Validation, & Link Checkers

The Science Page uses and recommends the following online HTML and CSS Validators and Link Checkers:


Search Engines

  • Ask - Search engine owned by InterActive Corp. Promoted across their suite of properties.
  • Google - the search engine with the largest reach.
  • Internet Archive - if you find any broken links you can see what those pages looked like in the past.
  • MSN Clustering Search - new technology search showing clustering.
  • MSN Search - the default search in Windows. Has around 10 to 15% market share in the US.
  • Yahoo! Mindset - search engine which allows you to bias your search results toward commercial or informational results.
  • Yahoo! Search - the search engine with the second largest reach.

How do Search Engines Work?

What are People Searching for?

Directories:

  • DMOZ - Open Directory Project
  • Yahoo! Directory - one of the oldest web directories
  • Yahoohooligans - web guide for kids
  • Wikipedia - similar to DMOZ in structure, but hosts articles instead of just categorized link lists

More Search Engines at:

HTML VALIDATION:

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W3C HTML
Validation Service from W3C

 

LINK CHECKER:

Xenu Link Checker
Xenu

CSS VALIDATION

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W3C CSS
Validation