What is a 404 Error?

404 Error

Publish Date:
March 06, 2018
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What is a 404 error?

A 404 error is a code that is sent to your web browser when you request a page, an image, or other file that is missing. You may have seen this error when surfing the web, as most websites have a 404 error page that is displayed when content is not available for some reason. 

404 errors typically happen when a website owner has moved or removed  a page. 

It can also happen when someone types a link incorrectly. 

Why does it matter?  

If you own a website, you need to check your site for missing pages and keep your visitors engaged. A 404 error may keep them from getting the information they are looking for - or worse - have them leave your site altogether.