Which kind of redirection should I use in that case– the home page or something similar to the previous content of 404?

Which kind of redirection should I use in that case– the home page or something similar to the previous content of 404?

Webmaster Guru Asked on December 2, 2016 in 404.
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JOHN MEULLER (Webmaster Analyst from Google):

I would not redirect.I would just show a 404 page.So what will happen when we see a redirect like that–to the home page– we will think that, oh,this page disappeared.And we will count it internally as a 404.So we will already see it as a 404.

Webmaster Guru Answered on December 2, 2016.
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