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Broken External Links

Broken External Links

What Are Broken External Links?

Broken external links lead users from one website to another and bring them to non-existent webpages. Multiple broken links negatively affect user experience and may worsen your search engine rankings because crawlers may think that your website is poorly maintained or coded.

Please note that crawlers may detect a working link as broken. Generally, this happens if the server hosting the website you're referring to blocks the crawler from accessing the website.

How To Fix Broken External Links

Please follow all links reported as broken. If a target webpage returns an error, remove the link leading to the error page or replace it with another resource.

If the links reported as broken do work when accessed with a browser, you should contact the website's owner and inform them about the issue.