Dumb SEO Questions

(Entry was posted by Arsen Rabinovich on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Friday, January 20, 2017).

Google cache for a page on a site returns a 404

Has anyone dealt with this before: Google cache for a page on a site returns a 404, but the URL is present when doing a site: search?

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YOUR ANSWERS

Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • Webado C Webada: Yes. Either the cache was recently removed or it hasn`t yet been stored in the particular datacenter being accessed.
  • Arsen Rabinovich: at which point do I start freaking out?
  • Webado C Webada: You don`t.
  • Jenny Halasz: Maile Ohye said site: search behavior isn`t reliable. Don`t make yourself crazy with it; there are bigger things to worry about.

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Friday, January 20, 2017).