404 Error Pages Do Not Cause a Google Penalty

by Jennifer Slegg
Google has come out multiple times to state that Google does not penalize a site for having multiple 404s on a website. But the myth that there is some sort of penalty associated with having many 404 pages on a site still persists. And Gary Illyes from Google took to Twitter to address the rumors. Whoever came up with the idea that having 404s gives a site any sort of penalty, you're wrong.Read the full article