Google’s Advice On Fixing 404 Errors From Inbound Links

November 28, 2023

Google’s John Mueller responded to a thread in Reddit about finding and fixing inbound broken links, offering a nuanced insight that some broken links are worth finding and fixing and others are not. Reddit Question About Inbound Broken LinksSomeone asked on Reddit if there’s a way to find broken links for free. Inbound Broken Links To Existing WebpagesThere are times when another sites links into your site but uses the wrong URL. Whichever approach is taken to fix the external inbound broken link, finding and fixing these issues is relatively simple. In that case it makes sense to just show a 404 response code because that’s one of the reasons why a 404 response should be shown.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Journal