How to remove "Not Found" pages listed in webmaster tools

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  1. asad

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    Hi all,

    When you have submitted your google sitemap in webmaster tool.And some of pages listed in website and also indexed in google. After some time you removes them from your website then in webmaster tool google will show /lists those pages in not found section.

    Is there any way to remove them or google automatically removes them. If google do so then how much time it takes ......


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    Asad
     
  2. Missnancyalex

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    If you removed not found links form your site map then all these links will remove after some time. You can’t do anything in this matter.
     
  3. katherine

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    Hi,
    You can resolve the problem by going for 301 redirect of the website and also through applying changes on sitemap.
     
  4. Sahil

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    Once you've corrected those 404 Errors then Google may take upto 4 - 5 days for Google to check and remove those from Webmaster Tools. Also, sometimes it depends upon the indexing rate of your site if you've set that manually.
     
  5. asad

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    I have permanently removed them and google removing pages above 45 days automatically daily, i analyze this by downloading table of those links but not found any way to remove them self.
     
  6. kathyclark

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    The webmaster tool also has an option to remove individual pages of which you're the administrator....check the help section....
     
  7. patrick0001

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    As long as Google found a link to the particular pages; regardless of external link, internal link or without sitemap, webmaster tool will keep showing Not Found error. To fix it, you can either through 301 redirect, or remove the broken link.

    It depend on how important of the site. Small site can take couple of weeks.
     
  8. asad

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    I am still analyzing it on daily basis by downloading not found table and as i listed above it is removing 45+ days not found links. If we remove a page or pages from our website that is already indexed. surely google will list them in not found section day by day. Is there any way to tell forcefully google all banned pages so that it list all in one day instead of listing some not found pages daily
     
  9. cesspadilla

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    Well first of all it's not really recommended to remove your pages. Instead, use 301 redirect.
     

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