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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 15:39:02 +0000hourly1https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10By: Removing Pages From Google: A Comprehensive Guide For Content Owners
Mon, 30 May 2011 20:12:38 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-139605[…] to it's replacement or related page so you don't loose the PR and visitor. If you go for the 404 error option, it is advisable to make a custom 404 error page c/w the navigation of the rest of your […]
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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 09:08:24 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-122766[…] a link on another site that points to a page that has now moved or is gone the visitor will get a 404 error page, indicating the web server cannot find the page. When you have done your own custom 404 error […]
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Thu, 05 Nov 2009 07:00:26 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-60670[…] This is confusing to your site visitors because they don’t understand what happened. The 404 error page is the most used error page but you should create a custom error page for each error that might […]
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 09:59:36 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-57044Custom 404 is better but the thing to note is that some people redirect it to the home page, this confuses search engines which take 404 as the index page. so at all costs, 404 should be a simple page with the 404 header intact and a link to the home page but no redirect.
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Wed, 15 Jul 2009 23:57:32 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-54835[…] of all you need to understand what the purpose of the 404 error is. It appears when the web server does not find the page requested. Next, if you have a missing […]
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 07:02:11 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-54718[…] Error pages are used by the web server to show the visitor there has been an error. For example, a 404 error is shown when a page is not found within the webspace. On a free web hosting space the visitor will […]
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Mon, 18 May 2009 19:57:31 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-52226If a user requests a page that doesn’t exist, your 404 page is displayed. This may happen for a variety of reasons, including another website linking to a page that doesn’t exist. Get your users back on track by providing a useful 404 page that directs them to the home page or suggests other pages they may be interested in.
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Sat, 31 Jan 2009 14:10:40 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-34863Hi there,
I totally agree that the 404 pages have potential for guiding lost visitors, the nicer the better.
Some search engines will also see it as as something positive.
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Sat, 10 Jan 2009 20:51:16 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-27842Custom 404 pages can often convert visitors who would otherwise leave a site. A 404 page with dynamic content can offer suggestions based on keyword search terms or popular pages that can save a visitor. The standard 404 page that a shared hosting plan throws up is only slightly better than no page.
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Thu, 11 Dec 2008 22:34:55 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-25518This is good info on the 404 error pages. Just for fun, I have used fun 404 pages out there, there are some ones that will make you laugh. Professionally though, they wouldn’t work. You can Google “funny 404 pages” and see that.
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 14:47:17 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-23844[…] 404 Error […]
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Sun, 05 Oct 2008 06:54:37 +0000http://www.webpagemistakes.ca/?p=62#comment-21828[…] page that lead to a non existant page or website. If the website still exists, you will end up at a 404 error page. If the website does not have custom error pages, then you will see a web server error page. […]