Avoid 404 errors as it affects your SEO badly. The 404 error pages hurts the SEO rank of your site if you have many 404 links. You can see the list of 404 pages in Google Console (former Google Webmaster Tools). Install this plugin, and it will take care of all your 404 errors.
What is Better 404 Redirect To Homepage
Better 404 Redirect To Homepage is a simple but amazing plugin which handles all 404 errors for you. It will redirect all 404 errors to your homepage, using 301 redirection.
The plugin is minimal and doesn’t have any settings. All you need to do is just install it and forget. It will automatically do its job.
- It just works. No settings in the admin.
- Auto detects and ignores admin, cron and XML-PRC requests
- Works with bbPress profile links
Search for “Better 404 Redirect To Homepage” in Plugins > Add New screen. Install and activate it.