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Friday, February 17, 2012

You've Killed Your Website... On Purpose.

This is our 410th Daily Golden Nugget. In honor of that number we're going to explain the very powerful, potentially harmful, and rarely used website status code "410."

The technology that makes every website run has a hidden set of numerical background status codes that are shared between web servers and your computer. Off the top of your head you might already know of the codes 200, 301, 404, or 500. You won't find these codes in Google Analytics, but often times you will see these numbers in your website log files.

Most of the 40 or so status codes used on a website are obscure and used for troubleshooting. The 4 codes above are among the most popular, but we're skipping over an explanation of them today so we can concentrate on 410.

The 410 code is akin to Botulinum toxin (Botox) in that 410 can kill your webs...

AT: 02/17/2012 08:18:50 PM   0 COMMENTS
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