sorry, i was away for a few days,..
i dont know much abt 404 error types, all i can see on my access logs are 404 errors with http 1.1 404 309
let me know if it helped and you solved your problem ? :)
@tedster and chris
thank you guys for helping me out, you guys are life savers and your tips and pointers to guys like us is measurable in GOLD,.. you dont know what you guys are doing, your contribution to WW and us is priceless!
with httpliveheaders i was able to detect few files requests which were giving 404 statuses,...also i solved few of the redirection issues in .htaccess
...i worked on page load time, and made my site a lot faster,.....crawling of googlebot has shot up drastically, i am still to see a regain of traffic though
but the original problem remains.......
i am still seeing links like
www.site.com/cement.htm in my access log
whereas the orginal link should be
also we are seeing majority of links like
these all links should be
i have checked .htaccess for possible redirection issues, but havent found anything
these links are crawled the most times by googlebot,yahoo and bing bot.......i dont know from where they are accessing these links :(
- Edited to disable autolinking and fix url display
[edited by: Robert_Charlton at 6:20 am (utc) on Jan 17, 2011]