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Old 06-01-2015, 04:48 AM   #16
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Create a 404 error page and upload to server. If a website having 404 page it benefit as per SEO.
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Old 06-09-2016, 02:57 AM   #17
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There are some simple tips you can try to solve this problem from your end

Refresh page - The first thing you should do is simply refresh. You can press Ctrl+F5 to force a refresh on the page. The error may appear just because the page wouldn’t load.
Clear browser’s cache and cookies - If you are able to visit the page from another device, such as your phone, clearing the cache and cookies will usually solve the problem.
Check the URL - Make sure that the URL inputted correctly. This includes spelling of the URL, correct slashes, file extension of the page and so forth.
Scan for Malware – There are some malware files that will force a 404 Error on websites. It’s imperative to make sure your computer is clean and not compromised.
Contact the Webmaster - Go ahead and send a message to the webmaster and let them know of the 404 error. If you are the website owner then contact your hosting provider for more information. If the server is encountering problems, it may return 404 errors.
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:33 AM   #18
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There are many reasons which you may suffer from 404 page errors however, the most important thing is that you need to fix them. If you find too many 404 errors then it will directly affect your website and also your website visitors will suffer a poor experience. Including, this the search engine may penalize you as well due to this errors.
First You need to identify any 404 pages on your blog. By logging into google webmaster Tool, you will get an idea by clicking on any of the links and you will be able to see linked from by this way you will get an idea from where these pages are linked from. You can list all 404 erros from webmaster tool. The solutions for:-

1) If you come across with the error arising due to misspelled link from another domain then in that case, you can ask the webmaster to update the link.

2) If you did not find any relevant article which relates to 404 link then in that case, keep as it. Because google will automatically de-index such pages or you can also do manually de-index such pages from web index using webmaster removal tool.
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