Are 404s and a 410s Treated Differently By Google?

In a recent video, Google’s Matt Cutts addressed a question about the differences between a 404 versus a 410 code on a website. This type of information could be beneficial for webmasters who are trying to understand the right http:// status codes, and there are a few basic things that you need to know.Read the full article

Does Google treat 404 and 410 status codes differently?

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