Google: do not link to non-existent pages on your website

Google said on Twitter that they will remove pages from their index if the page URLs show a 404 HTTP status code. Google also said that you should remove any internal links to those pages.

How to remove 404 links

How to check if your website links to non-existent pages

Use the website audit tool in SEOprofiler to check if your web pages link to non-existing pages on your website:

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Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "http://blog.seoprofiler.com".