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Old pages and URL showing in Google

Engaged ,
May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018

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I have web pages from a previous site still on the 1and1 server, they are still coming up in Google and are accessible. If I delete the page from the server a 1and1 page is shown that links to competitors!

From reading I understand that I need to get the server to send a 404 or 410. But I dont know how and 1and1 are less than helpful. First operator told me they didnt know and would escalate an I havent heard back. Next operator today told me I needed to add code myself and then hung up!

Example of whats happeneing here http://www.flairwindows.com/jobvacancies

Help please!

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Adobe Community Professional , May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018
It takes a while for Google to index new sites and remove old results from SERPs. If the URL is still active, Google won't remove it.   A 404 page means the URL is gone.I have a custom 404 page on my site which is referenced in my .htaccess file.ErrorDocument 404 /404.html

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May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018

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It takes a while for Google to index new sites and remove old results from SERPs.

If the URL is still active, Google won't remove it.   A 404 page means the URL is gone.

I have a custom 404 page on my site which is referenced in my .htaccess file.

ErrorDocument 404 /404.html

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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I see that your site - http://www.flairwindows.com/jobvacancies is still accessible, however there is no content in that page.

Its very easy for a hosting to disable any site, and its actually on their part for deleting the site.

Otherwise you can also do that from Cpanel of the host. Hope they can help you with accessing the Cpanel atleast.

Regrads,

Ankush

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there is some code that I assume he added because its not Muse made

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I think that's the server's default page.   Not anything the OP created.

Nancy O'Shea, Adobe Product User & Community Professional
Alt-Web Design & Publishing ~ Web : Print : Graphics : Media

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