Questions tagged [410-gone]

410 is a standard HTTP status code indicating that a requested resource is no longer available at the server and no forwarding address is known.

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Does it make sense to return a 410 instead of 404 when some page has been permanently removed?

Does it make sense to return a 410 instead of 404 when some page has been permanently removed? In this video, Matt Cutts says that Google treats them the same, but are there other reasons to implement ...
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Why do 410 pages show as errors in Google Webmaster Tools?

To remove links from our site, we return a 410 code on on the links we want removed, and shows The page you requested was removed.. In Webmaster Tools, I see all the 410 pages in Crawl Errors / Not ...
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Send "410 Gone" response for URLs that are a "c" or "g" followed by digits

Is there anything i can use in my htaccess to send 410 code to all the links but not some links ? Example: I would like to 410 this urls (List is about 40k links) www.example.com/c1 www.example.com/...
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