Q1. What is 404 Page Not Found Error & Why does it appear ?
Ans. 404 Page Error is a broken link error, i.e. a link for which web page/blog is unavailable, deleted, modified. This is a common error which most of us while usual surfing have experienced it.
Q2. What is the benefit of setting up 404 Page Not Found Error ?
Ans. Due to huge volume of web-pages, & continuous modification of pages, page URL’s, it is quite possible that potential visitors/traffic may get wasted & thus there is unjustified loss of your page rank. A simple set up of such page will keep your hard earned traffic involved in your blog or web-page as they can navigate that link or other interesting links on your website. And it just takes 2 minutes to set up the whole damn thing !!!
Q3. How to Setup a 404 Page Not Found Error for Blogger/Blogspot ?
Ans. Blogger has been continuously improving their overall SEO program, like description for your blog, meta tags, description for each blog post, changes to robot headers & text, redirect URL’s, 404 Page setup; to compete with Wordpress. Yes, I know it’s a good news for all Bloggers out here. Let’s get to work –>
1. Go to draft.blogger.com
2. Go to Setting –> Search Preferences –> Errors & Redirections (On Right Side)
3. Click on Edit beside “Custom Page Not Found”
4. Now Copy this HTML snippet & paste it in the Edit Box. You need to change only highlighted links(Yellow Color) with your homepage & feedback/contact URL’s (Select the code & press Ctrl+C).
<div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left; background:#FFf;" trbidi="on">
5. Below, we have provided a demonstration of that code for your reference. (99%, It should look like this… See Below)
That’s it.. Yeah, the problem is Solved :D
404 Page Not Found Error Demonstration –>
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