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I have a site with a few hundred 404s. I am sure there are no relevant pages to redirect users to so I want to redirect users to homepage.

Will redirecting to homepage be a good strategy compared to displaying a 404 error?

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    A good strategy for what? Preventing errors in the console? Boosting your site's SEO? Keeping users engaged? – Stephen Ostermiller Mar 17 '17 at 17:28
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Will redirecting to homepage be a good strategy than displaying a 404?

Probably not. Mass redirections to the homepage are likely to be seen as a soft-404s by the search engines (ie. Google) anyway. And it's confusing for users - they are not seeing the information they expected to see and no indication that something is wrong.

You are better off serving a custom 404 with a meaningful message to your users.

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    Assuredly not. Whether en mass or a single case, Google considers redirects to the home page as "soft 404". – Stephen Ostermiller Mar 17 '17 at 17:25

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