G'day,I find many 'pages not found' errors every day, as crawlers, including Google, are searching for pages,categories, which have never existed. Does this count against my site ranking ? is there a way to prevent this ? I have a plugin to redirect all missing page searches to the home page, is this the right way to handle the issue ?
my website url is http://stemcellpatient.net
the 'missing pages/categories are many like this