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dead link

A hyperlink on a website that points to a Web page that has been deleted or moved. Also called an "orphan link," it may also be a temporary condition if the Web server is down. Contrast with live link. See 404 error and link rot.
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Then the clanging of a chain, and a noise as of the snapping back against stone of a broken link.
A similar yearning to renew the broken links of brotherhood with his kind sometimes showed itself in a milder form; and once it was made beautiful by the religion that lay even deeper than itself.
Typically, 404 errors are the result of a broken link or an inactive page.
So, the ethical/legal question becomes, Is it acceptable for the business to create a facsimile of the article using the archived content from the Internet Archive or the stored screenshot/printout, post it on the company website, and modify the broken link to point to the facsimile page?
Replacing a broken link with a new one probably costs $100 or less.
mTrawl's broken link report displays the page name and the line number where each broken link was found.
If a broken link does occur, RSTP provides fast convergence to minimize network downtime while guaranteeing a loop-free topology.
Depending on what mechanism you used to create the list, you can use a Firefox add-on such as LinkChecker, a WordPress plug-in such as Broken Link Checker, or apps such as dead.
A broken link is a URL which relays an error message to the user.
Martin Dow feels that in order to progress as a mature, civilized and live nation, we need to repair the broken link with our great heritage of culture and knowledge.
But on a more serious note, you have to fear this represents yet another broken link between the national team and the country and citizens they claim to represent.
The reasons why remain unknown, but the researchers lament the broken link between public education's civic mission and school naming.