Truthful Tuesday — Dead Links

Frank, aka PCGuy, has published another one of his Truthful Tuesday posts. This week Frank wants to know what we do about dead links. He asks…

When you come across dead links, either in your existing posts or in comments on your blog, do you try to fix or delete them, or do you just let them be, and why?

I rarely look back at my old posts except when I’m hunting for one to use for my Flashback Friday posts. If I happen to find a dead link, be it a YouTube video or a link to an article or to another post, I’ll try to fix it if I can. But if whatever it is I was linking to is no longer available, I’ll typically just remove the link.

If someone comments on one of my posts and has a link in their comment that is invalid, I’ll just let it be, since I didn’t originate the link, the commenter did.

6 thoughts on “Truthful Tuesday — Dead Links

  1. amoralegria January 19, 2021 / 11:12 am

    I’m not going to even bother to reply to the TT question because your answer is exactly the same as mine (except I don’t have a “Flashback Friday” but sometimes do refer to older posts).

    Liked by 1 person

    • Fandango January 19, 2021 / 10:44 pm

      I’m glad to have company. 😉

      Like

  2. leigha66 January 21, 2021 / 2:53 pm

    This came up in another post not too long ago and I think my response was something like “people do that?” 😂

    Liked by 1 person

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