2 WordPress Plugins to Keep Track of 404 Errors

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We already know how 404 errors ruin your SEO and usability. And long ago I shared some ways to keep track of 404 pages that may occur on the site. Today I am adding two tools to your arsenal: for those who use WordPress to run their sites.

So here you go: two WordPress plugin that alert you once your blog visitor lands on an error page:

404 Notifier

This plugin sends email alerts once the visitor of your blog comes across a 404 page.

After you install it, go to the plugin settings and provide your email for alerts:

404 notifier

The email alert looks as follows:

404 page email alert

The plugin also offers an RSS feed (if you don’t want to clutter your email inbox) tracking all 404 logs:

RSS feed - 404 errors

JH 404 Logger

This plugin adds a Dashboard Widget showing recent 404 urls. The widget is easy to use and Ajax powered.

404 Logger

Feel free to try any of the plugins. I’ve run both of them on my blog and then chose to go with 404 Notifier RSS option: the other options (email alerts and dashboard widget) triggered too much clutter.

Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

Brand amd Community Manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas
Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas. Ann's expertise in blogging and tools serve as a base for her writing,... Read Full Bio
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