Google: Noindex & 404s Go At Same Speed

Oct 23, 2019 • 7:34 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

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Google's John Mueller asked if a 404 page was noindexed, would that make it drop out of the Google index. John Mueller said no, he said "No. If we crawl and see a 404 or a noindex, it's all the same."

This was posted on Twitter where the person asked "Noindex on 404 pages can fast the process of removing 404 pages from SERP index?"

Here are those tweets:

Sometimes the questions people ask get me thinking...

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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