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404 not found errors

Google’s crawler says that I am returning a soft 404 error message. How do I fix this?

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Hello,

A 404 message means that the page that Google is trying to crawl does not exist. Do those pages actually exist on your website?

If those pages are not valid, I would suggest a few suggestions:

  • Add those pages so that they actually exist
  • Create 301 redirects from those pages to your home page for example

For more information I could suggest this article here:

https://developers.google.com/search/docs/advanced/crawling/soft-404-errors

Best,

Bobby