There are a huge number of tools to help the webmaster, whether starting from
scratch or with a lifetime of experience.
See what these have to offer.
Google Webmaster Tools - essential if you want the track your progress on
Checker - does your server return the correct responses for 401/404/500
errors? If not you may be penalised by the search engines. Use this tool to
see what error codes get return for non-existing pages.
Generator - A simple way to generate a FavIcon for your site from a normal
Developer Toolbar - A very useful set of tools for the webmaster as well as
the developer. (See
Browser Extensions ).
Status Toolbar - Displays Google PageRank and Alexa ranking, along with
other search related tools.
Fonts - Which fonts are common to Windows and Mac systems (browser safe
need to generate strong passwords? This generates them for you.
robots.txt file checker - get the syntax right for your robots.txt file
Sitemaps.org - A good
FAQ about XML sitemaps
Generator - On-line generator for XML Sitemaps. Limited to a maximum
of 500 pages
Win32Whois is a free, small and efficient tool that lets you retrieve
registration information for a particular domain or website.
Yahoo Search Resources for Webmasters