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There are two WordPress plugins I've used for managing 301 redirects: Redirection & Simple 301 Redirects. Either plugin makes it easy to define redirects from Old -> New. The WordPress Codex also has a guide to Creating an Error 404 Page. If that doesn't work, you may try contacting your web host to see if there's a configuration option you're ...


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You may also want to disavow these links. It could potentially appear like you purchased links from a garbage SEO provider helping to sell you links to increase your rankings. This behavior gets penalized commonly, and you'll need to disavow those links to Google knows that you were weren't hoping to get any ranking benefit from the added backlinks. You ...


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Unfortunately there's not much you can do. You can't prevent these other (hacked) sites from linking to you. Besides, once Google has found these (now erroneous) URLs, it is likely to continue crawling them for sometime to come, even when the inbound link is (eventually) removed. You are already doing the correct thing, in returning a 404. A genuine 404 is ...


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Having something appended to your URLs in search console is usually either a malformed link on your site (in this case your twitter link probably), or Googlebot being dumb and interpreting a JavaScript string like var="tag/tutorials/news@example.com"; as something that the JS could use as a link, maybe. The first would effect users, but not the second. ...


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If the pages of the forum no longer exist, then you may do either of the following:- Block your forum with robots.txt and then manually submit the URLs in Google Search Console for removal. Ignore these warnings and they will eventually go away. Google has those pages in its index and so when they're coming back to re-crawl they're getting the 404 error ...



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