Consequences of linking to a Non-existent Page?
Though it doesn’t hurt much in case of your site’s SEO purpose but you are losing the effective PR juice which you deserve for your site. As Google will not rank a non-existant Page, the backlik becomes useless.
Also you will lose the important traffic which will come to your site following the backlink.
Steps to Using Web Crawl On Your Site:
- Goto Google webmaster tools.
- Add your site if you still haven’t done it.
- Click on your site. You will be taken to your site Overview.
- On the left side there is an option for diagnostics. Click on it.
- Under that web Crawl Feature is present.