See Spikes in 404 Errors In Google Search Console? It’s Normal.

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Ever see a spike in the 404 errors reported in Google Search Console’s crawl error report? Espesially from URLs that have been 404ed for ages? Well, it can happen said Google’s John Mueller. He said that Google will periodically retry old 404 URLs to see if anything changed with those URLs.

He posted a response on Twitter saying: