There are different reasons you may want to highlight all links on a web page. For example, you may want to find out all external links on your competitor’s landing pages. Is there a way to highlight all links on a webpage? Most desktop web browsers might not this this capability built-in. However there are several extensions or add-ons for various web browser can help us achieve it easily no matter what is your reason for it.
Highlight All External Links on a Web Page Automatically
SEO doctor was the Firefox addon we used to highlight all external links on a page. It was designed for SEO purpose which includes the tool to scan and highlight website URLs or links on pages. Unfortunately, it can’t be found in the Mozilla extension library any more.
Link Gopher is a great alternative. It provides us an easy way to highlight all links on a webpage for both Chrome and Firefox users.
Add this free add-on to your Firefox web browser on computer. Optionally pin it to the toolbar of your browser so you can quickly access it.
Open the web page or URL link from which you like to extract all links from in Firefox browser. Then click the Link Gopher icon in the toolbar, choose Extract All Links or Extract Links by Filter. A new tab opens in your web browser with all internal and external links listed. You can then inspect the links and copy them over to Excel, Notepad or other programs.