The most common reason why you’re experiencing a 404 Not Found error is permalinks-related.
To update your permalinks and flush previous rewrite rules:
- Log into your WP dashboard
- In Settings click on Permalinks
- Click on Save Changes
If you’re getting this error on a particular content link, you’ve likely moved that content without changing its URL or have only changed the URL slug.
In that case, you’ll have to set up a new redirect from your 10Web dashboard.
Sign into your 10Web dashboard and click on the website with the 404 Not Found error. Under Hosting Services, click on Redirects and Add Redirect.
- Choose redirect type
- Fill in the redirect fields:
- From /old-url-404
- redirect To /new-url-of-content
- Click Add A Redirect
Because broken links affect SEO, it is good practice to monitor them via the Google Search Console in order to understand which pages Google has trouble crawling.
Read more about Setting Up Redirect Rules in the 10Web Dashboard.