Google reports a sudden increase in 404-errors on our website

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Hi,

starting from Oktober, we have experienced a sudden, but steady increase in 404-errors from google without having made any particular updates made to our shop. Since 21.10.2017, everyday google found a few more 404-errors. Examining the links, I could not see where they were coming from. Does anybody else have the same problem?

Thanks,

 

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Hi Vincent,

I've checked your website and discovered that meta tags include invalid links. For example on https://poilei.co.uk/pages/instagram-to-shop I've found:

<meta property="og:url" content="https:///pages/instagram-to-shop">

and

<link rel="canonical" href="https:///pages/instagram-to-shop">

Hope that helps,
Lukasz

I'm a software engineer. I make things happen automatically.
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Hey Vincent,

I've also found another source of 404s on your website. There are some broken links between product variants.

For example on https://poilei.co.uk/collections/all-shoes/products/ankle-boot-lilly-black I got 404 when I clicked on gold variant https://poilei.co.uk/collections/all-shoes/products/ankle-boot-lilly-gold. I've also noticed that there is a valid gold variant avaiable at https://poilei.co.uk/collections/all-shoes/products/ankle-boots-lilly-gold. The only diferrence between the 2 links is one letter "s" - "boot" vs. "boots". If you try to navigate from gold to black or blue and you will get another 404s.

Let me know if you need a full report on invalid links or any further help with fixing this problem.

Cheers,
Lukasz

I'm a software engineer. I make things happen automatically.
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