Ahrefs’ Site Audit tool can now execute JavaScript while crawling your website

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Ahrefs Site Audit tool can now execute JavaScript while crawling your website

Last month we launched the anticipated Site Audit tool. We promised that soon it would support JavaScript rendering.

And now it does!

Our Site Audit tool is now able to execute the JavaScript on the pages it crawls and see the content the way a website visitor does.

Why is rendering JavaScript important for a crawler?

Lots of websites today have dynamic HTML on their pages generated by JavaScript. This allows webmasters to create good‐looking pages with dynamic content.

Crawling the static HTML is a pretty straightforward task. In simplest terms, the web crawler just reads the source code of a page. All the text content and all the links are there.

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