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Why these pages are showing up?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by shutdown, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. shutdown

    shutdown Power Member

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    Hi,

    I see some weird links from my site on analytics as visit. I don't have such pages and they are also seen at google webmaster tools at scan errors tab.

    you may check the screenshot below.

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    what are these and why they show up on my stats?

    Does my site infected or do i have to worry?

    Thanks
     
  2. Kelowna2

    Kelowna2 Newbie

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    If they are outbound links i would say highlight areas on your webpage where you normally would not look. ( some hackers of sorts put extremely small links on peoples hacked webpages)
     
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    these links seems to be a web page addresses. but when i click them it shows 404 page on my site...
     
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    Did you notice any additional files added into your database or host file?
     
  5. shutdown

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    what do you mean by host file?

    i checked the FTP but didn't see anything wrong. By the way these pages are not found they are 404... but google webmasters tool tries to find them but can't locate.
     
  6. mangoodi

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    i haven't experienced this, but this data may help you mate , Taken from here

    Here is what Google's John Mueller has to say about these errors:

    1. 404 errors on invalid URLs do not harm your site’s indexing or ranking in any way. It doesn’t matter if there are 100 or 10 million, they won’t harm your site’s ranking. http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ch/2011/05/do-404s-hurt-my-site.html
    2. In some cases, crawl errors may come from a legitimate structural issue within your website or CMS. How you tell? Double-check the origin of the crawl error. If there's a broken link on your site, in your page's static HTML, then that's always worth fixing. (thanks +Martino Mosna)
    3. What about the funky URLs that are “clearly broken?” When our algorithms like your site, they may try to find more great content on it, for example by trying to discover new URLs in JavaScript. If we try those “URLs” and find a 404, that’s great and expected. We just don’t want to miss anything important (insert overly-attached Googlebot meme here). http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=1154698
    4. You don’t need to fix crawl errors in Webmaster Tools. The “mark as fixed” feature is only to help you, if you want to keep track of your progress there; it does not change anything in our web-search pipeline, so feel free to ignore it if you don’t need it.http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=2467403
    5. We list crawl errors in Webmaster Tools by priority, which is based on several factors. If the first page of crawl errors is clearly irrelevant, you probably won’t find important crawl errors on further pages. http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.ch/2012/03/crawl-errors-next-generation.html
    6. There’s no need to “fix” crawl errors on your website. Finding 404’s is normal and expected of a healthy, well-configured website. If you have an equivalent new URL, then redirecting to it is a good practice. Otherwise, you should not create fake content, you should not redirect to your homepage, you shouldn’t robots.txt disallow those URLs -- all of these things make it harder for us to recognize your site’s structure and process it properly. We call these “soft 404” errors. http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=181708
    7. Obviously - if these crawl errors are showing up for URLs that you care about, perhaps URLs in your Sitemap file, then that’s something you should take action on immediately. If Googlebot can’t crawl your important URLs, then they may get dropped from our search results, and users might not be able to access them either.
     
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    any other ideas?
     
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    btw how can i recover from this penalty action?

    I think i got penalty action because of this my ranks dropped, none of my links are at top 100 right now :(