Server Status

Why HTTP status code is important?

Seo main factors

HTTPS Status Code

Whenever a server receive a resource request, it provides a three-digit HTTP status code: if this status code is between 400s and 500s, it means that the server has detected an error with the resource that has been requested.

Why is it important to check this errors?

Because when a status code error is detected by the search engine during the crawling, is it possible that the checked page is not going to be indexed correctly.

 

How the SeoChecker HTTP Status Code audit fails

When a page returns a failed HTTP Status Code, between 400s and 500s, SeoChecker reports an error:

 

How can I remedy the failed HTTP Status Code?

Your server or your hosting provider surely has a documentation that can help you properly: check it and you will solve the issue easily.

Keep in mind that:

  • for a valid URL the status code returned must be in the 200s;
  • for a resource that has been shifted to another URL the status code returned must be in the 300s.

Sometimes, it is better to not include some pages in search results: for example, when a page returns the Error 404 or similar.

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