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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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This can too easily result in your slick link checker dead link alerts sitting around uncorrected, just as if you'd never bothered to run the link checker utility at all.
However, as the number of dead links in a search engine or directory grows, so grows the users' discontent.
Dead links and missing citations are on the upswing, and the older the citation or reference, the more likely it is to become inaccessible and untraceable.
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Even with such a huge database searchable from so many directions, I found no dead links.
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