The number of characters in each URL.
Raptor’s web crawler collects this data for every accessible resource on a site.
Within the column for ‘URL Length, there is just one value that can be returned:
A number up to infinity
This is the total number of characters in the URL, not including tracking / custom parameters. Anything after a “?” is not include in the count.
The example below shows how URL Length data can be used for SEO.
Users are more likely to click on organic listings with shorter URLs, so keeping URLs short is a good idea for your site’s SEO. Our web scraper shows you the character length of URLs and hence allows you to easily sort the highest to lowest. Thus, allowing you to identify long URLs.
The list of guides below might be useful if you are analysing URL SEO data and want to know more about it:
Related column headers in Raptor website crawler reports for this topic are as follows:
There are several main benefits to analysing our URL data, some of the more popular ones we’ve listed below:
- Identify Long URLs
- Identify the Domain
- Identify All Site URLs
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