Free your Google Crawl Errors
No one has time to download 780,823 404 errors. Fact.
But when cleaning a site, they need to be removed and Google lovingly decided to only let us SEOs download these errors 500 at a time. Great.
The good news is this is very easy to do, however after reading a few articles and forums on this, no one really gave me the answer I was looking for:
How can I mass export crawl errors from Google Webmaster Tools?
There is a way to save time and get these errors in one go. Using the PHP library by eyecatchup, with a simple crawl script, you can now download all of your errors or Webmaster data into one CSV.
Moz.com have a great article on Liberating Your Data (very easy to follow), but I wanted to explain how to tweak this and how the system really works.
To get started you will need a...