What is a Broken Link?
Your website can be affected by broken links.
What is a broken link?
A broken link is a URL that no longer exists or has been changed to another address.
Reasons for broken links:
The reasons for broken links are usually very specific to the site.
1) Misspelled URLs: One of the most common causes of broken links is incorrect URL spelling. Misspelled URLs are also known as 404 errors.
2) Change to the site structure: The former URL has been transferred elsewhere, and the redirection has not yet been completed.
3) Content no longer exists: Other times, it is because the content no longer exists or has been deleted from the website.
4) Linking to content that is no longer available: The website contains links to content that is no longer available. (For instance, a link to a document or a pdf that has been relocated or deleted.)
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