I have a question. What would be the best SEO sensible method of forwarding a user when the shortlink is clicked?

<link rel="shortlink" href="https://example.nl/&s=2415969336" />

I am currently doing:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=https://example.nl/nice-page">

But I am wondering. Is this a sensible way of doing so?


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For humans, this is ok.

If you want the shortlinks to have the maximum impact on SEO, a 301 redirect would be ideal. The 301 would have to be sent directly in the HTTP header when the shortlink is requested.

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