Why does Google Search Console report that this page is a soft 404, even though it's OK?


  • Google does not seem to be particularly bright when it comes to detecting soft 404's. Many have balked at how poor the mechanism is. It comes down to whether certain simple phrases are found on the page, for example, not found. No-one can list all the phrases, however, this appears to be what sets off the false alarms. – closetnoc Apr 5 '16 at 0:50
  • Something makes me think that google cannot process mixed-language pages too well. – Mike Apr 5 '16 at 3:32
  • There appears to be several resources on that page that are generating 404s - maybe that has something to do with it? – MrWhite Apr 5 '16 at 7:40

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