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Dead web pages: should they be deleted?

As your website evolves over time, you update pages and add new ones to meet your audience’s changing needs.

More often than not though, you’re left with a lot of deadwood. Pages that aren’t being linked to that either don’t show up in Google’s search results or simply aren’t attracting clicks.

You’re then left with a dilemma. Surely there’s no point in keeping pages if they’re not being seen or used, but could deleting them negatively impact your site?

Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of removing under-performing or dead web pages.