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Google Webmasters Tools strange 404 errors referred from same site

Starting about a month ago, I noticed a sudden increase in 404 errors in Webmasters Tools for one of my sites (over 1400 errors so far). All the errors are being referred from my own site to non ...
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Yandex frequently replaces page names with ampersands

The Yandex spider is a frequent visitor to one of the sites I manage. On occasion it replaces the page name with two ampersands and a space. So if the page is: /mypage.aspx?param=value then it ...
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How does Google Rank “Priority” for “Not Found” errors?

Google lists Not Found Errors in Webmaster Tools as Ranked by Priority, but what is Priority based on?
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Submitting a sitemap to take care of inherited Google crawler errors

I have an awful lot of Google Crawler errors (1000 or so) after I inherited a site that the previous owner migrated without moving much of their content. Would generating a map of the current site ...
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Can server errors cause major traffic drop from Google?

My web server was down for about 30 min. The next day (30~ hours from the event) I noticed major drop in traffic from Google. The normal traffic to my site is about 2500 unique/day and after the event ...
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Free standalone crawlers

Are there any free standalone crawlers that I can use apart from Google webmaster to analyze errors? Something that shows me all 404's, errors etc
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Google Webmaster Tools is reporting crawl errors for links that don't exist

In Google webmaster tools > diagnostics > crawl errors I'm seeing a bunch of errors that link to sub-pages like /tour/overview/Scripts/ForceDownload.asp The /tour/overview does exist, but this ...
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How does Google treat unlinked URLs?

In Google Webmaster Tools I've recently noticed several concatenated URLs appearing in the Crawl Errors. On investigation it seems Google is picking up these links from a page that shows a user's ...
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Crawl errors “src” in the last in URL

I was looking in the Google Webmaster Tools and realized the following crawl error: Pages that link to http://mysite.com/articles/my-stub/src/ URL: http://mysite.com/articles/my-stub I wonder ...
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Will setting a custom crawl rate in Google Webmaster Tools affects index or have other negative consequences?

My site was running well for the past three years. Recently Googlebot's request my server got increased. and at one time I got network unreachable error. When I contacted my hosting company they asked ...
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How to set crawl rate in Google Webmaster Tools for seven days or a month?

My web host is blocking IPs which make many requests. This includes Googlebot. I found this by checking my webmaster tools account. There it said "network unreachable" for all the URLs which are ...
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Googlebot requesting invalid URL

I have a web app which emails me exceptions automatically. This morning there was an error relating to a url: /Catalog/LiveCatalog?id=ylwpfqzts id is invalid (should be a guid) and caused an error ...