Broken Link is a common term to web-developers. It’s a great problem in getting higher internal PageRank Juice. For different reasons broken links may be found. Mainly during deleting a blog post or page, broken link problem occur. As a result when visitors or web-crawlers visit the URL then found Page Not Found (404 ERROR) problem. As a result visitors skip to another site and web-crawlers can not index the URL. For this reason today I am going to share how to solve broken links problem.
Why You Should Solve Broken Link Problem
1. Visitors and Web crawlers do not find the blog post or page. This problem reduces blog reputation.
2. Search engine records it as crawling error and does not index in the database.
3. Affects in internal Page-Rank juice.
4. Not search engine friendly.
How To Solve Broken Links problem
If you are a blogger user, then you can easily solve the broken links problem by using Google Webmaster Tool. In your Google Webmaster Dashboard, you can find a list of crawl errors. You can redirect 10 links/URL for each blogger blog. For this reason just redirect important URLs. Now just follow below steps to solve broken link problem
How To Find Broken Links
When you delete a post or page then the link does not work. Visitors come in your blog through search result page or other sources. But your site’s internal links show 404 errors where you used the link. As a result, visitors ignore your blog and skip to another site. To solve this problem you can easily find out the broken links from Google Webmaster Tool.
Broken links may affect your page rank and search engine ranking. So find out broken links from Google Webmaster Tool and redirect/solve the links as soon as possible.