Dragon Metrics crawls your site to look for over 70 onsite optimization issues and tracks the status of each issue over time.
The Issue Details page displays an in-depth look on each issue so you can quickly understand what the problem is, why it's important, how to fix it, and have all the data you need to fix it.
Jump to a section
To get started, navigate to Site Auditor under Onsite in the left navigation.
At the top, you can select from the dropdown to jump to a specific issue.
And it will bring you to the issue details page of the selected issue.
Every issue will be organized differently to make sure you have exactly the data you data you need to quickly find and fix each problem. There are common areas that will look mostly the same for all issue types. Let's take a look.
A list of all optimization issues that Dragon Metrics checks can be found in the dropdown at the top of every page. The number of URLs affected by each issue is shown in parentheses next to each one. Click on an issue to see the full details.
There are a wide range of crawling options that can be modified for greater control of how your site is crawled. Click Crawl Options in the upper left of the report to configure any of them. Learn more about crawl options
The date of the most recent crawl is shown, along with the date of the next scheduled crawl. If don't want to wait for this scheduled crawl, you can click re-crawl site now to start a new crawl immediately. Learn more about re-crawling sites
Under the basic site crawl data, the section displays the issue detail. On the left, it shows the number of times this issue's been found and the priority of the issue. On the right, it shows a chart with the number of times this issue's been found on your site over time.
Right below the top section, you will see 3 expandable summary areas about the issue you have selected. It explains the importance of the issue and how you should fix the issue. Click the arrow next to it to view more.
Every issue is well-documented with references to articles, backed by research.
After understanding the issue, the bottom data table shows which URLs are having the issue on your site. The data shown in the table will vary dramatically from issue-to-issue to make sure the most relevant information to help you fix the problem is shown.
In this example we are looking at 4xx Errors. For this issue, a list of all URLs with an HTTP status code between 400 - 499 will be shown, along with the number of internal links to this page.
Click on the arrow button to expand each problematic page to get additional information, such as linking URL and anchor text.
Click the double arrow in the table header to expand all rows.
Clicking on a URL and it will direct you to the URL X-Ray of the page for further in-depth page analysis.