Google: do not block Googlebot from 404 pages

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that you should not block Googlebot from crawling 404 pages on your website.

It’s better to redirect outdated URLs to new pages on your website. Use the website audit tool in SEOprofiler to check the 404 pages on your website. The website audit tool also shows the redirects on your website:

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Tom Cassy

Tom Cassy is the CEO of SEOprofiler. He blogs about search engine optimization and website marketing topics at “”.