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301 is the HTTP status code for a permanent redirect.

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Is there any problem with circular permanent redirects?

In e-commerce websites, we want to include product title in the URL for SEO benefit... however the title is not unique so we generally include an id along with the title. The title is determined by ...
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301 permanent redirect from keyword domain [duplicate]

I want to rank for the keyword widget with my website myownwidget.example. If I purchase the domain onlinewidget.example and make 301 permanent redirect to myownwidget.example will it help in terms of ...
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How to implement dynamic 301 redirects for 40,000 pages built in PHP?

I want to change my site URLs into meaningful ones, but many of them have back links from other sites. Will changing URLs will affect my back links or my indexing? What is the best way to do this ...
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How to cancel a stale site move on Google Search Console

I had two domain names, say A and B, pointing to the same domain, say C. I requested a "site move" from Google for them about a year ago and it's still not processed, so I believe it never ...
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How to redirect all pages of Site A to home page of Site B using .htaccess to track referrals using Google UTM

I want 301 redirect from all pages of SiteA.example to Home Page of SiteB.example using .htaccess rewrite rule, Since I am not PHP guy I am not sure if below rule is correct RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://...
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Site A with 301 redirect to site B not showing Site A as referral in Google Analytics [duplicate]

I am redirecting traffic from Site A using 301 redirect to Site B. When I am checking traffic stats using Google Analytics I notice traffic in realtime but when I check Source or Referral on it doesn'...
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When a business closes, how to transfer the rankings and domain authority from its website to another?

We have two restaurants A & B, restaurant A is closing and we want all the traffic to redirect to restaurant B website. As restaurant B will offer some of the menu offered by A. Restaurant A has ...
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301 or 302 Redirect for regularly changing subsites

We have a site https://example.org/forecast/ that at the time of writing redirects to a "time-stamped" (/forecast/month-year/) URL, like so: https://example.org/forecast/june-2022/. Say, in ...
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Canonical or noindex for almost(80-90%) duplicate content?

I have a site where I provide solutions to problems/questions. In my CMS, the 'Question' and 'Solution' are two different content types. The solutions are embedded within the Question pages. For ...
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Using a redirect link in rel=canonical link tag bad for SEO?

I have in my Django site's template: <link rel="canonical" href="https://www.my-domain.example/post/1"/> But the actual link is https://www.my-actual-domain.example/post/1 ...
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Duplicate Homepage in search results with different hash-bang URLs

I just realized that my homepage is present in google with three different URLs. https://www.example.com https://www.example.com/#!/page/2/ https://www.example.com/#!sweat-shirts So I guess I need to ...
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Create 301 redirects for subdomains from expired domain for SEO

I just bought an expired domains and there are lots of backlinks to different subdomains. I am planning to make a new blog on the domain and I want to get all the link juice. So I want to create a 301 ...
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Is it risky for SEO to change URLs with 301 redirects? [duplicate]

Our company has URLs that are well ranked which is vital for us. But we need to change all the structure of thousands of URLs and I am afraid of a negative impact on our natural indexing and ranking ...
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Redirect 301 - Google still cache old version website

I have website example.com (portal) and example.com/shop/ (shop). I changed the shop to a subdomain shop.example.com and 301 redirected all URLs from example.com/shop/ to shop.example.com. That was ...
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HTTP Status Code: Response with 101 or 301?

We can force SSL in apache servers with following config: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] Here, we tell the apache server ...
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Unexplainable 301 redirect persists after redirect is deleted

I am using wordpress on a domain on my server and I am trying to configure redirects from a parked domain to my main domain. My main domain uses wordpress. My parked domain uses nothing (no wordpress ...
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Why is my naked domain in blogger redirecting to discord.com and not to my www-domain?

The problem is that I added my custom domain name in blogger like google mentioned I added 4 "A" records and 2 "CNAME" but in the end I can't access my website through the naked ...
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Redirect wildcard domain to another one in nginx

I have two websites *.env1.example and *.env2.example, I want to redirect all traffics in env1 to env2, how to do so in Nginx? I do redirect from one specific domain to another, but now I want to ...
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How to force Google to show my Wordpress with https protocol? [closed]

I've got my Wordpress website www.polandio.com which is possible to find in Google under "Polandio easy Polish news" (for example). The website is shown in Google with http protocol. The ...
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htaccess for redirects and gone 410

I am facing a problem. THE Problem is that in google search there some spam links that are of type HTTP and I would like to return 410 for those urls that actually do not exist. but for people who ...
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I used a permanent 301 redirect and now want to use old domain again, is this bad SEO wise?

I have a blog that I wanted to professionalize it a bit more and moved from a personalized domain name (DomainA/subfolder) to a more professional domain name (DomainB). The blog is from 2015 and I ...
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How to redirect if user direct access image files by browser? [nginx]

How do I redirect if a user tries to direct access image files in browser only? I want to still keep the ability to allow social media sites to embed our images by hotlinking. I just want only if a ...
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htaccess - URL Rewrite to rewrite specific URLs but allow one subdir URL

We are using a CMS (Magento) where we are looking to have all of the current customer dashboard links redirect to the homepage, however when doing this with simple 301 rewrites, it unfortunately ...
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Why are URLs auto-generated for my blogs on main domain in place of sub-domain?

I discovered a new problem in my website's organic search analytics. On our website, we've set up blogs with the subdomain "blog.website.co." However, I discovered that some blog URLs are ...
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Can 301 redirects be used to consolidate three domains into one?

I'm managing the website of an online shop. It has 3 domains. We are planning to migrate to using just one domain as soon as possible. The other 2 domains will be deleted. If I access the other two ...
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How to force the root domain over https without a 301 redirection?

My Goal: My goal is for new users who have never visited my page, and who are unlikely to explicitly type https:// in front of my-domain.com to land on the https://my-domain.com with a response code ...
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Can I tell google to temporarily index certain pages? I don't know if I want it to be permanent

I have a new product I'm creating which will generate tons of content that I want indexed on google, however, if it turns out to not be as fruitful as I hope, I want to remove it. There won't be a ...
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Googlebot returning 200 and 300 for the same URLs

Is there a reason why a URL on our website would sometimes return 200 and sometimes return a 301? This appears to happen on a number of our URLs even something basic like example.com/robots.txt When I ...
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Do multiple 301 redirects (in a chain) affect SEO

I have this situation: I had some uppercase URLs that I wanted to change with lowercase versions. I implemented 301 redirect from uppercase to lowercase Since my server is running behind Nginx, ...
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How do I redirect from an old domain to a new domain in MediaWiki and nginx?

I'm going to move from old domain to new domain. I fixed all the settings, but none worked. While entering the old domain name in the url, I will encounter the message of not redirecting to the new ...
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Google didn't update the search results after changing a URL with a permanent redirect

I have a simple personal webpage which I use to list my publications and link the corresponding PDFs (I work in academia). Until now, this webpage was hosted by my university: http(s)://...
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Redirect all requests to a subdomain except the root URL and index page under nginx

Up until now, our website consisted of a wiki with several wiki sites. We now decided to host some general information on a single page and move the wiki to a subdomain (https://wiki.example.com/). I ...
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Google site search showing indexed pages despite entire domain redirecting

I have two different TLDs for same domain name. Let's say example.com and example.es. All of the traffic to example.es is 301 redirected to example.com. Besides that, most of the pages in example.com ...
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When changing domains and renaming pages are redirects really necessary? How long do they need to be in place?

Recently I moved a medium sized site from a domain to another. During the migration the structure of the site (page name/page dependency) changes but site data does not change. I was advised to ...
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301 Redirect subdomain to web page [duplicate]

I want to redirect sub domain to web page. Below is the URL. https://www.quickbooksrecovery.example.com/ page to this page https://www.example.com/quickbooks-file-recovery.html It is a shared hosting ...
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301 redirect a subdomain and all its variants (https, www, etc) [closed]

I want to redirect 301 from abc.example.com to example.com/abc.html page. I would like to include all variants of the subdomain in the redirect, like abc.example.com www.abc.example.com https://www....
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We are restructuring some URLs are 301 redirects enough to avoid a massive drop in traffic?

My org is rebuilding a very old, very haphazardly built WordPress site and we are thinking about making some changes to our custom post types and therefore the URL structure will change which is going ...
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Redirect high traffic site to new .com url

We're revamping our very high traffic .com.au site (average 80k page views a day) with functionality that we want to offer internationally. We've purchased a .co and .net url and just weighing up if ...
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How to 301 Redirects on new site when old site lost due to Host crush

My Host (WHC) had a "Major incident" and all my Wordpress website data lost. the backup copy was on that server as well. I moved the domain to Godaddy and want to rebuild this lost site in ...
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CloudFront is 301 redirecting all my internal links

I do not know why, but all my internal links are 301 redirects. It is kind of absurd; each single internal link is being redirected to the same resource but as a relative URI. Example: coinsocialmedia....
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Use RedirectMatch in htaccess for many URLs

I need to redirect: https://example.com/thispath/beach?start=20 https://example.com/thispath/beach?start=40 https://example.com/thispath/beach?start=60 etc... to: https://example.com/thispath/beach ...
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Is 301 or 302 used for country forwarding?

I want to make country redirects for my site and I am not sure which redirect type is used. Step 1: First, we enter our website. Step 1 URL: https://example.com Step 2: Our website directs us to ...
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Redirect 301 running domain to another running domain

Let us say I have landing page a.example and b.example (similar content & brand but different topic), these 2 are running and ranked on SERP, got traffic, but b.example is better than a.example in ...
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301 or noindex or both [closed]

I have lots of categories but I use different pages as landing page for each categories and in pages I just load the contents of each category that I need (I cant delete my categories) what is best ...
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Root Domain 301 Redirect Except Checkout Page - 2 Sites Merged

I have a client who is merging his two ecommerce websites into one. The first ecommerce site is about knowledge of the products and second ecommerce website is to buy the product. It is interlinked ...
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Redirect requests on alternate port for Apache virtual host

I have Apache server where I make my LoadBalancer for my application sereres through proxy and balancermember. Some of my clients come from legacy access, they use a port in the URL example.com:2030 ...
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How to track redirect traffic from old website link in new website without having UTM Tags

We have two websites 1: (www.a-example.com) = old site 2: (www.b-example.com) = new site We manage an old site and tracking performance through GA. The new site has created by some other agency and ...
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Do short URLs obligate 301 redirects?

Some content management systems such as WordPress and Drupal have Short URLs by default (if the webserver allows it), but at least one other --- MediaWiki, doesn't. Before I continue with the process ...
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How can I redirect a new bare domain to its subdomain without hurting SEO? [closed]

I want to install my new site content on a subdomain like subdir.example.com instead of the root domain. This is a new domain and it has no previous content to redirect. The root URL will be empty and ...
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301 Redirect from URL with query string to new URL without query string

I'm having trouble working out how to do a 301 redirect from: https://www.example.com/catalogue/catalogue.php?catSection=1 to https://www.example.com/hire-category/access-support-equipment/ I've tried ...

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