Http error: 431 – Request Header Field Too Large

431 - Request Header Field 
Too Large

A 431 status code indicates that the request headers are too large. This is often due to a browser setting that is configured to send too much data.

 

The 431 status code is relevant in SEO because it can cause pages to load slowly or not at all. This can lead to a poor user experience and negatively impact your website’s ranking in search results.

 

To fix a 431 status code, you can try reducing the amount of data that is being sent in the request headers. You can also try increasing the maximum header size limit on your web server.

Imran Selimkhanov

Imran is the founder of Productive Shop, he writes on B2B demand generation and SEO strategy topics to help startups understand how to win digital share of voice. Prior to Productive Shop, Imran led demand generation at an Oracle consultancy, ran an eCommerce site servicing LE teams, and prior to that, helped build PMO offices at technology startup companies. When he's not at work, Imran can be spotted hiking in the Rockies, honing his clay shooting skills, and tumbling off of black diamond ski tracks due to overconfidence in his skiing abilities.

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