Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Official Google: Changes in crawl error reporting for redirects

In the past, we would have reported the error observed at the end under URL A. Now, we'll instead report it as URL B. This makes it much easier to diagnose the crawl errors as they're shown in Webmaster Tools. Using tools like cURL or your favorite online server header checker, you can now easily confirm that this error is actually taking place on URL B.

Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Changes in crawl error reporting for redirects: