Google Search Console Crawl Errors for Pages Do Not Exists

Google Search Console Crawl Errors for Pages Do Not Exists

 In Google Search Console

How can you fix Search Console Crawl Errors (404 Page Not Found) if the web pages do NOT exist on your website? Let’s see what to do and hopefully find a solution for fixing them.

Sample URL’s which never was on the site and server log analysis didn’t reveal anyone requesting URL’s from the server side.

listing/8-silver-gate-type-bracelet/
 listing/l-plates-magnetic-pk2-pack-of-2/
 34000-visitors/
 listing/ulefone-unlocked-smart-phone-4-gb/attachment/121/
 listing/lg-g3-s-d722-8gb-unlocked-gsm-4g-lte/
 listing/hustler-centerfolds-volume-006-dvd/attachment/123/
 bfLLM/XTNQV/
 listing/revolver-the-beatles/11-30/

Another Example Provided by Another Website Owner Experiencing Crawl Errors for Pages No Long on His Website

search console Crawl Error Screenshot Sample 1

Shows search console Crawl Error Screenshot of a Sample site showing crawl error report

search console Crawl Error Screenshot Sample  2

Shows search console Crawl Error Screenshot of a Sample site showing the URL is not linked from any pages

search console Crawl Error Screenshot Sample 3

Shows search console Crawl Error Screenshot of a Sample site showing data last crawled and first detected all wrong

search console Crawl Error Screenshot Sample 4

Shows search console Crawl Error Screenshot of a Sample site showing index coverage report not revealing any issues due to 404 crawl errors

How Can You Fix These URL Crawl Errors when the data is basically all wrong as shown in Google Search Console Crawl Error Report?  Well your guess is as good as mine because using remove URL’s won’t fix this because how you Google remove URL’s of web pages that do NOT exist?

Doing 301 redirection is also not appropriate because where can you redirect a page that no longer is on your site (perhaps was around 2 or 3 years ago?)

It looks like an issue on Google Search Console side and hopefully you are not experiencing this same problem. If you are, comment using the form below (will appreciate a sample screenshot to better inform other visitors to RankYa Digital Marketing and SEO blog.

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