Thoughts on 404 Not Found error pages

Found a website that’s sending 404’s to the website homepage, that is when someone requests a URL that was moved, changed on the new site, they’re going to the homepage. Here’s a good explanation of why that’s a bad practice, and if you’re doing that you should change your ways:

Guy sold his first website in August of 1995, and has continued his web solutions company offering design, development and deployment, usability or support services since. His previous work experience as the marketing director for an ISP, radio sales, television news announcer, have all have helped to build the company. 19 years plus online doesn’t hurt a bit to be a web developer.

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