Performant External / Internal Link Checker With jQuery

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Performant External / Internal Link Checker With jQuery

Yet another External Link checker plugin which automatically detects the external and internal links within your document and adds corresponding CSS classes to them.

How to use it:

1. Add jQuery library and the External Link Check jQuery plugin to your webpage.

<script src="//"></script>
<script src="jquery_external_link_checker.js"></script>

2. Call the function checkExternalLinks on the a tag and the plugin will do the rest.


3. By default, the plugin will add the class 'js-external-link' to the external links, and the class 'js-internal-link' to the internal links. You can modify the default CSS classes in the JavaScript as follow:

  externalLinkClass: 'js-external-link',
  internalLinkClass: 'js-internal-link'

4. Apply your own CSS styles to the external and internal links.

.js-internal-link { background: green; }

.js-external-link { background: red; }

Change log:


  • Minor Cosmetic changes

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by LubomirGeorgiev. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.