There is nothing like having a website that is
ready to go only to find that there are broken links. Not only
does this look unprofessional but can affect your pages being
crawled by search engines and directories.
Using one of the free online links checkers below should help
reduce if not eliminate the probelm of 'dead' and orphan pages.
Online Broken Link Checker
Just type in your URL and away you go. The script will crawl
your site and identify any broken links or errors.
The official link checker from the W3C organisation.
Link Sleuth (tm)
A tool that allows you to identify any broken links on your website.
Not only does it identify broken links, it also generates a complete
sitemap which gives you each page's title which is useful when
implementing SEO for individual pages. Definitely a tool worth
Note: Remember that most web design software these days come
with the facility to check for broken links. If you are unsure
how to use this please consult your software manual.