Link-rot meaning

The process or condition in which links on a website become irrelevant or cease to function, as when the locations they point to are webpages that have been modified, relocated, or no longer exist.
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Invalid hyperlinks on the Web. The more years go by, the more link rot because pages are moved to new locations or deleted. See dead link, 404 error, link consistency and Web rage.
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The decomposition of hyperlinks as the linked sites are renamed, moved, or withdrawn from the Web.As the Web is a dynamic application, hyperlinks must be continuously updated to keep them fresh and viable. See also hyperlink.
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Alternative form of linkrot.
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