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404 term explained

404 Not Found or the 404 error is one of the standard HTTP status code that is returned by a web server in the case that information is missing. When this error occurs, access is provided to the server, but the requested information or the page may have been not found.


Links that display the message 404 Not Found is called broken. Currently developed a number of services allowing to check the website for errors.

User behavior

When the users tend to experience disappointment and negative emotions and automatically closed the page. It lost a significant portion of potential customers. To neutralize the negative effects of the following actions are recommended:

  • Insert a cheerful greeting and a fun picture;
  • To place a link to the main page and other important pages;
  • Include additional information about the website that will indicate the viability of the resource;
  • To insert a search form.

Proper registration page with an error can be a great advertising platform.

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