Site Visualizer Version History

Site Visualizer v7.0 Build 73 (May 4, 2023)

  • Added possibility to show website structure as a tree
  • Field Filter Panel added to the main window
  • Custom Search for a text or regular expression on a website implemented
  • Added integration with PageSpeed Insights data, as well as PSI treshold reports: Low Performance, Slow Speed Index, Potential Savings, etc.
  • New Content Analysis project option allows to count number of character, words, syllables, sentences, complex words in order to count all major readability scores: Flesch Reading Ease, Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level, Gunning Fog, SMOG, Coleman-Liau, Automated Readability, and Dale–Chall Readability scores
  • Indexable column added to the Pages table
  • Added own toolbar for every table of the app, including features: filter, export, quick search, row count, etc.
  • Fixed bug related to cropping of long text data on crawling
  • External links are now excluded from Out Links number
  • Google Index feature updated
  • Location column (Header, Footer, Navigation, and Content values) added to the Headings reports
  • Other improvements and bug fixes

Site Visualizer v6.0 Build 64 (December 9, 2022)

  • New Issues feature implemented
  • Export of any table to MS Excel workbook implemented
  • New Security reports (response headers, HTTP, etc.) added (thanks to Local SEO Ltd. for the feature requests)
  • New reports added: Duplicate titles/meta descriptions/H1 headings, check for length of titles/meta descriptions/H1 headings, missing headings, and more
  • New URL Info and Response Headers tabs allows to view detailed information of the page selected and its response headers
  • Links to sitemaps located in robots.txt are now being checked on website crawling
  • Rows of images and other files with size that exceeds the specified value (100 Kb by default) are now being highlighted
  • Fixed critical bug related to headings extraction. Also, heading text is now being cleaned of nested HTML tags
  • Auto fit column width on double click for every table, as well as other minor interface improvements implemented

Site Visualizer v5.1 Build 62 (November 7, 2022)

  • Fixed issue related to initial connection to the database
  • Adjust Rows Height function fixed (thanks to John Caines for the feature request)
  • Minor interface improvements

Site Visualizer v5.0 Build 61 (May 17, 2022)

  • Site Visualizer now uses PostgreSQL database system as a data storage. This improves crawling speed, reports generation, etc. The database is able to store much more data than the previous one. This allows to avoid freezes and memory errors
  • Internal Chromium browser now provides an opportunity to crawl websites with client-side JavaScript
  • Added possibility to run multiple instances of Site Visualizer Pro in order to crawl several websites simultaneously
  • If the Internet connection was interrupted during crawl process, the app now tries to reconnect and keep connection
  • Customizable regular expression for <A> HTML tag allow to crawl websites with incorrect link syntax

Site Visualizer v4.2 Build 50 (November 06, 2020)

  • Filtering possibility for any table implemented: pages, links, all the reports, database query resultset, etc.
  • Location field (Header, Footer, Navigation, and Content values) added to the Links table, as well as to all related reports (thanks to Jonh Caines for the feature requests)
  • Several fixes and improvements, including database updates
  • Improved speed of all reports
  • Locate URL in Pages report context command implemented
  • Added support for SQL query logging

Site Visualizer v4.0 Build 41 (June 24, 2019)

  • Spell checking for page title, meta description, keywords, etc. implemented
  • New feature allows to crawl list of URLs from a text file, or from a sitemap.xml
  • New URL metric Response Time implemented
  • Check Bookmarks option implemented
  • "No Response", "Other Responses", and "Spelling" reports added
  • Fixed bug related to access to HTTPS (using SSL or TLS protocols)
  • Polish language added (thanks to Lukasz Kowalczyk for the translation)
  • Google Index feature updated
  • Redirects and broken links are now being drawn on a visual sitemap
  • Move by visual map with arrow keys
  • Other minor updates and interface improvements

Site Visualizer v3.0 Build 31 (July 4, 2017)

  • Crawler unit has been re-written from scratch. It now becomes much more stable and fast. A lot of crashes and bugs were fixed.
  • Changed licensing scheme allowed to decrease the price by almost twice.
  • Added support for UTF-8 and GZIP HTML text encoding (thanks to Terry Pierce for the request).
  • Content Type filter for Pages table added.
  • Delete Page(s) and Re-crawl Page(s) commands now work on all the URLs selected (thanks to Roberto Porcar).
  • Row numbers on Pages and Links tables, and other minor interface improvements.

Site Visualizer v2.6 Build 20 (May 4, 2016)

  • Access to HTTPS websites using SSL reworked (thanks to Andrea Vandom for the bug report). Fixed several frequent crawl errors.
  • Added random request delay and proxy support for Google Index checking tool.

Site Visualizer v2.5 Build 19 (March 15, 2016)

Site Visualizer v2.4 Build 18 (November 27, 2015)

  • Added possibility to crawl secure areas of a website with login and password provided (thanks to Natalie Kennedy for the feature request).
  • Import Data wizard implemented. Allows to import a text file (e.g., Google Analytics or Webmaster Tools exported report) for following combination with crawled website data.
  • Upload XML sitemap (or any other file) to the website by FTP.
  • Batch mode support implemented. Available commands: crawl a website, create an XML sitemap, upload a file to the website by FTP, run a report (predifined or custom) and export it to a CSV file, and others.
  • Some crawling and interface improvements.

Site Visualizer v2.3 Build 16 (April 29, 2015)

Site Visualizer v2.2 Build 15 (March 10, 2015)

  • Direct export to CSV of any table implemented: Pages, Links, Log, Report, and SQL execution result sets. Custom delimiter supported.
  • Trial version nag-screen removed (thanks to Mark Arthur for the request).
  • Bug related to '?' symbol exclusion in robots.txt fixed.
  • Other minor bugs of website scanning process fixed (thanks to Angela Tucker for the bug report).

Site Visualizer v2.1 Build 14 (January 23, 2015)

  • Check External Links crawling option added.
  • Re-Crawl Page feature implemented.
  • Remove URL parameter with a specified value possibility added (e.g. 'start=0', 'sessionid=123', etc.)
  • Bug related to crawl URLs containing trailing slash fixed.
  • Some visual changes.

Site Visualizer v2.0 Build 12 (December 12, 2014)

  • Crawling Log feature implemented.
  • Time of crawling process has been significantly decreased.
  • Crawling of particular directories implemented.
  • New Custom Report feature allows to create a user-defined report and use it as a predefined report from the Reports tree.
  • Support for special ANSI characters implemented.
  • Non-ASCII URLs are shown decoded now (original encoded ones are still available at the Source Code column of the Links table).
  • Rel="canonical" attribute is now shown for every page.
  • Canonicals report implemented.
  • Links with different protocols (e.g., http:// and https://), as well as links from www-version of a page to non-www (and vice versa), now considered as internal. They're now highlighted in the Links table.
  • Title and Meta Description length checks have been implemented in compliance with MOZ's SEO Cheat Sheet.
  • Description Occurrences report added. Allows to find duplicate meta descriptions.
  • Several XML and visual sitemap bugs fixed.
  • Various interface and internal improvements, as well as bug fixes.
  • User interface has been translated into German and Russian languages. Support is also available now in these languages.

Site Visualizer v1.5 Build 10 (July 7, 2014)

  • Fixed bug in the regular expression related to multiline links (thanks to Andre Kock for report and testing).
  • A few of improvements in website crawling process, as well as in user interface also were made.
  • Windows 7-style taskbar progress on crawling and other time-taking operations implemented.
  • Encoding of special HTML characters added to XML sitemap generating.
  • New 'Open URL in Browser' command was added to the Visual Sitemap context menu.
  • Fixed bug related to saving and loading large project files.
  • Alexa Rank checking has been corrected and improved.

Site Visualizer v1.4 Build 8 (April 30, 2014)

  • Drawing of external pages and links implemented.
  • Removing of parameters from a URL string during crawling implemented.
  • Delete Page context menu command implemented.
  • Crawling of websites that do not support HEAD request implemented.
  • Support for HTML redirects implemented, as well as other improvements in redirect handling.
  • Added support for single quotes in HTML tags according to the SGML and HTML document.
  • A few of interface improvements.

Site Visualizer v1.3 Build 7 (March 25, 2014)

  • Find dialog implemented. It's available at the context menu of every table: Pages, Links, Reports, SQL Result Set.
  • Errors in <meta> tags regular expressions have been fixed (thanks to Marco De Luca for the bug request).
  • Close Project command implemented, as well as Save dialog small bug has been fixed (according to the request on the Forum).
  • Other insignificant changes in the website crawling process and in the user interface were made.
  • Program executable name has been changed from 'svz.exe' to 'svzlite.exe', 'svzstd.exe', and 'svzpro.exe' respectively. Please uninstall previous version before the update.

Site Visualizer v1.2 Build 6 (March 3, 2014)

  • Proxy server support implemented (thanks to Stefan Antoni for the feature request).
  • Fixed bug in <A> link regular expression (thanks to Robb Sands for the bug request).
  • Height of a website's page rectangle on a visual sitemap now depends on number of outbound links.
  • Some corrections have been made to "Copy Rows" and "Copy Rows with Headers" context menu commands.
  • "Title Length" and "Description Length" cell value is now highlighted if it exceeds the limit (specified in Options dialog, 70 and 160 by default accordingly)
  • Fixed bug related to access to URLs containing '&amp;' symbol.
  • A few of cosmetic interface improvements were made.

Site Visualizer v1.1 Build 4 (February 12, 2014)

Site Visualizer v1.0 Build 3 (January 15, 2014)

  • Fixed an issue related to access to encoded URLs.
  • Fixed the rare crawling error "Referential Integrity Violation."
  • Fixed some minor bugs.

Site Visualizer v1.0 Build 2 (January 10, 2014)

  • Implemented text encoding conversion on website crawling.
  • Fixed the bug associated with relative URLs containing "./" or "../".
  • Implemented drag & drop of *.SVZ project files.
  • Fixed minor interface issues.

Site Visualizer v1.0 Build 1 (December 25, 2013)

  • First official beta release!