Image 1Have you ever wondered why the links and contents of a website are not visible on various search engines and most of the time the web owners employs the tools to simulate the various search engines in order to display the content of the webpage which actually search engine employs to see. This tool is well-known as spider simulator and the entire process carried out by this is known as spider simulation. Many of the users employed spider simulation to evaluated the search engine compatibility for the website. Usually, spider simulation employs the elementary checks for a particular website in order to dig out the crawlable content for the website. It also identifies the text, tile, used scripts, keyword density which are at the exact place.

Earlier, I had listed a few tools which assisted me to understand carefully the whole process of Google which is employed to view the content. Following are the few tools that are given with detailed comparison on what to expect and what not.

Here is the very old and popular text-mode web browser. The only disadvantage of this tool is that the website must “explicitly allow” which is required to be viewed. This is the reason why most of the websites cannot be seen.


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This will offer you the very handy interface which will serve you the number of amazing options. It will first showcase the user with the overall web page content including Javascript, stripping CSS and more. Further, this will list all the external as well as internal links as well as anchor text. At the end, the user will offer you the full page source code for instant reference. However, the user will not find the tick option to hit the “nofollow”. But, the tool will also ignore the “nofollow” links entirely.

Domain Tools Text – Browser:
This is one of the favorite spider simulation tools which drives features like precision, comprehensive and ease in use. Apart from availing all such features such as links, H-tags, attribute visualisation; it will also bequeath the user with the handful SEO tips which will improve the SEO scores. The user can also avail the essential data such as linked domains, page title and meta description, domain IP address, outbound links as well as total internal links.

SEOchat Spider Simulator:

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This tool will going to strip not only HTML, but also CSS. What all the user will be left is the the text without any formatting. It will not only lists the internal links, but also external links, ignoring nofollowed links.

SEO Browser:
I can name this as the outstanding tool. There you can find a single bug; it will mark the “no-follow” link as red, but definitely it will going to miss all the external links. In contrast to all this of giving page CSS stripped version; this tool will definitely going to offer the advanced mode which will aid you to explore the overall number of links, the page metadata, header status code, overall number of images as well as domain IP address.

Google Cache:

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This is the platform which will adi you to serve another way to explore the text in the single version of page. No doubt, the page must be cached by Google so that it can be viewed in a well-maintained format.