Destination URL Redirects (302) OR Broken (404) - How to check and resolve such issues?
I have checked final URLs many times and found too many URLs are getting redirected (302) to some other page of the same domain and sometimes it gets 404 error.
My question is how to find such URLs in the account and what is the best way to resolve such issues?
I have already read the guidelines shared at https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1310892?rd=1
Re: Destination URL Redirects (302) OR Broken (404) - How to check and resolve such issues?[ Edited ]
March 2016 - last edited March 2016
You may try to download a "Final URL" report under the dimensions tab. Open the file in Excel, and remove duplicates (under Excel "Data" tab).
Copy all the URLs, and use an online Bulk Response Checker, e.g: http://www.tomanthony.co.uk/tools/bulk-http-header-compare/
It will show you all responses, with the codes (302 for example) and the redirect URLs as well.
As for resolving this issue, you basically have to follow 2 rules:
1. Replace the disapproved URLs entirely.
2. You may use redirects as final URLs if they redirect to a URL within the same domain. If you need to use redirects to a different URL, use Tracking Templates.
For bulk changes, obviously use the Adwords Editor.