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Where are Google finding these links after removing Wordpress?

     
11:05 am on Sep 6, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I recently got rid of Wordpress and moved to basic HTML pages on my site. In doing so, I removed all trace of RSS feeds, comments, etc. However, a few weeks down the line, and Google are still registering a few odd "404" errors in GSC for commenting / feed pages (despite these not being linked from anywhere internally (and this has even continued following my move to https last weekend.

I know (hope) these errors shouldn't cause SEO problems and I'm not talking large numbers (possibly around 5-10 newly found errors a week). However, I'm confused as to where they're coming from and if there's a way I can stop them?
2:47 pm on Sept 6, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Google never forgets a link. I know of no way to make them stop asking for pages (either WP or static) even years after they ceased to exist. My tactic to to mark them all as "fixed" and not try to guess why they do that. When I look individually to see where it claims they are 'Linked from' it shows a 404 page or claims it is in a sitemap where it is not. They seem to review antique sitemaps now and then.
3:01 pm on Sept 6, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Thanks, not2easy. That's what I've been doing. I keep marking them as fixed in the hope one day, they'll go away. There were 1/2 that did have "linked from" that I promptly fixed. If there's nothing else I can do, I'll just continue as I am.