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Published: August 15, 2022   

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2XX Status Codes

What are 2XX Status Codes?

2XX status codes are HTTP status codes that indicate a successful request to the server. It means that the action was received, understood, and accepted. Status codes are issued by a server in response to a client’s request made to the server.

2XX Status Codes

Mostly visible server side, 2XX status codes are considered positive. On the other hand, 4XX status codes indicate an error

Examples of 2XX Status Codes

  1. 200 – Means OK. It is the most common successful level code.

  2. 201 – Means Created. The request succeeded, creating a new resource as a result.

  3. 204 – Means No Content. There is no content to send for a 204 status code.

  4. 206 – Means Partial Content. The server sends only a part of the requested resource.

All of the above 2XX status codes indicate an OK or a successful result as far as HTTP codes go versus the 4XX codes, which are the error-level status codes.

Determining the HTTP status codes that can be found on a website is one of the most important aspects of an SEO audit. Generally, 2XX status codes do not significantly affect SEO. It means everything on your site is working fine and exactly the way it should.

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