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404s after changing to pretty permalinks (3 posts)

  1. guyp422
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    what do you do with the 404s that you get once you change to pretty permalinks I also added a widget that didnt work and the widget changed my url, while i was screwing with it and finally removed it google crawled and gave me another 70 some odd pages that come up 404 do i remove those pages from google or do i redirect em please some help would be greatly appreciated thanks. Guy

  2. guyp422
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    by the way i have a total of 188 not found by google wich is really screwing up my ranking.

  3. Chris_K
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Start by changing the Permalinks back to non-pretty? That'd be at Settings -> Permalinks.

    Before you try going Pretty again, check out troubleshooting tips at the Using_Permalinks page in the Docs section.

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