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thursday22 Jul 2021

If You Page Mentions Things Like No Results Found That May Lead To Soft 404s In Google Search Console

Did you know that returning a “results not found” type of page can result in Google Search considering that page a soft 404 and thus removing it from the search results?

In both a Google Webmaster Help thread and a Twitter thread, there are examples of Google spiking in showing soft 404s for pages with messages like – no results found or similar language used on that page. Then when you remove that message, the soft 404 response goes away.


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