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      Broken Links and Bourbon Biscuits

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      Published on Mar 28, 2012 by Natasha Baldwin

      Broken Bourbon Biscuits

      We had a slight delay but we're back on track with our non stop tour of the A-Z of biscuits and (a bit of tenuous) linking to need-to-know tools in the world of digital marketing (and our trade secrets because we're nice like that). Today we're moving onto the letter B. B is for Bourbon biscuits and broken links.

      Bourbon Biscuits

      The history

      The British favourite, the Bourbon biscuit, was first baked in Bermondsey, South London, by the confectionery company Peek Frean in 1910 and was initially called the Creola. The name was later changed and renamed after the French royal family to make the biscuit sound more appealing.
      In the Office, unfortunately, they didn't last very long and were all gone before we remembered to do a dunkability or taste test but we can assume they would of scored pretty highly.

      Now onto the Broken Links

      A broken link is a link that doesn't work, often resulting in an error page that might look something like these:

      screen shot of a 404 error

      cartoon monkey in an ambulance with 404 error

      Broken links occur when the link points to a web page that has been deleted or moved. To fix the error you need to put in place a 301 redirect which Jon explains in more detail how to fix here.

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

       

      Natasha Baldwin

      Creative Director at Noisy Little Monkey, Tash writes posts about pictures, strategy and pictures. She also blogs about pictures. Did we mention she likes pictures?

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