Google: it’s good to understand HTTP status codes (and how to check your website codes)

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that it’s good to understand that the different HTTP status codes that your web pages can send.

5xx server errors on your website?

If the HTTP status code of a page is not “200”, then it’s likely that there is a problem with the page.

Earlier this year, John Mueller said that your website should not have pages with 5xx codes:

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Johannes Selbach

Johannes Selbach is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at "".