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  1. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    When a 404 (“page not found”) error occurs, make sure you have a custom page to help your visitor find something else of use, even if it wasn’t what they were looking for. Then, look at the website pre-launch to see if the site is using minify...

  2. SEO Tools 101, Part 1

    After you've verified your site, you'll be able to check for errors, analyze your HTML tags important for SEO, identify top search queries, enhance 404 error pages, and much more. A good starting place for newbies is Mark Jackson's search engine...

  3. SearchDay | Common Problems with 404 Error Pages

    Common Problems with 404 Error Pages SEM CROSSFIRE Misconfigured 404 error pages can affect your search engine rankings. The last thing you need in the Google index is an error page, but even worse are multiple URLs that were mistyped being...

  4. Common Problems with 404 Error Pages

    It may surprise you to learn that the way a Web site handles 404 error pages can affect search engine rankings. Although some would argue how much negative weighting is placed on sites with inconsistent or custom 404 error pages.

  5. Conducting a Redirect Audit on Your Web Site - Part 2

    A 404 error isn't a redirect, but this will tell you where to set up redirects to real pages on your site to take care of these errors. These error codes don't show up when you're looking at a JavaScript-based Web analytics service.

  6. New Search Patent Applications: June 5, 2006 - Taking Care of Web Decay, Dead Links, and Parked Domains

    There are a number of nice ideas here, which touch on why dead links and web decay aren't good for search engines, how most dead links can be identified regardless of whether a server returns a 404 error message or not, and how some exceptions...