View Full Version : Response code help

04-23-2003, 01:18 AM
On my sites statistics it includes:

Hits by response code

Code 200-Ok 1435
Code 206-Partial content 3
Code 301-Moved permanently 3
Code 302-Found 3
Code 304-Not modified 168
Code 404-Not found 52

I'm thinking "Ok" is good, but "not found" sounds like a broken link, but I can't find a broken link?

This is the site (http://www.aride4you.com)


04-23-2003, 01:29 AM
I guess it could come down to someone's ISP on the blink for a second, and making the users refresh to get the rest of the page... either that or you have a spacer image or something daft that you've forgotten to upload

04-23-2003, 01:56 PM
Could it not also be as a result of someone trying to navigate to a nonexistent page, like by typing "www.yoursite.com/secretAdminArea.asp" in their browser?

(You can tell I'm not a hacker, can't you? ;))

04-23-2003, 02:59 PM

that can be a cause, but on a hand-coded page (wysiwig editors usually maintain the links themselves) a unobtrusive typo in a link href can result in pages not found as well.


don't your statistics specifically list which page requests resulted in 404's?

04-23-2003, 05:49 PM
As said, snoopy people or bots. Don you have a robots.txt? Do you have a favicon.ico? Maybe 52 people using IE bookmarked your page and you don't have a favicon! :D

04-23-2003, 06:06 PM
Aye, that could explain it. Using Konqueror, it looks for the favicon on every site/page you open with it, whether it's bookmarked or not.

04-23-2003, 06:10 PM
Konq too? I thought it only was stupid IE. :p

04-23-2003, 08:01 PM
I don't know what "robots.txt" or "favicon.ico" are? So I'm thinking I don't have them!

Is there a thread in this forum that covers those?

@ Ronaldb66,
My site is on jumpline.com, don't see any stats that tell me which page requests result in 404's, but the favicon.ico issue above probably is my solution.


04-23-2003, 09:52 PM

robot.txt is a txt file which a search engine 'bot will look for. You don't really need it though,