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Broken Backlinks

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by jani, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. jani

    jani Registered Member

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    Hi ,

    Last week i have checked with the back links and i have found nearly 10% of the back links are dead or 404.do these links effect my ranking.and other 2% of the back links are with moz spam score above 5.
    and my site has been raised with spam score 1 to 3 can any one suggest me in this regard.

    I will Disavow the back links with spam score.
    what about the broken links.
     
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    validseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes... redirect your 404s to the current relevant pages. Do not redirect 404s to the home page. Google treats those as soft 404s which wont improve your PageRank.
     
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    Is it get indexed still ?
     
  4. jani

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    These are back links not my website pages and yes they are still indexing
     
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    Yes..its a backlink..It may affect the site by search engine..Please try to avoid like that broken links.
     
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    Google Analytics is a great free tool for tracking website performance, and it’s also helpful for easily finding broken links. broken links result in a 404 error when clicked. This is usually because they’re attempting to redirect visitors to a missing page or a non-existent resource.
     
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    You can't do much about the broken backlinks, apart from possibly contacting the webmasters about them. Wouldn't bother too much about 2% of your links being scored as potential spam by Moz. Until you see a negative impact in your rankings, wouldnt be too concerned.