Questions tagged [301-redirect]

301 is the HTTP status code for a permanent redirect.

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Is it OK for SEO to redirect a subdomain to its corresponding add-on domain after Google indexed the subdomain rather than the add-on domain?

I put in place a 301 redirection for the add-on domain subdomain.domain.example to subdomain.example, because Google was sometimes indexing subdomain.domain.example. Is this 301 redirection the ...
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Using htaccess to redirect 301 for domain change

I am currently moving a domain from one to the other, this is not an HTTPS move but rather a move from exampleone.co.uk to exampletwo.co.uk. I am using this code: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> ...
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Google ignoring Canonical tag

I have two pages on the site that are 100% identical: MyDomain.com MyDomain.com/Keyword MyDomain.com/Keyword exists solely because I had to give the page I created in the CMS a url, and that page is ...
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How to ignore/redirect all URLs matching a certain string

I am using the WordPress plugin, Timely All-in-One events calendar. Unfortunately it is creating a plethora of duplicate URLs which end in strings like https://www.example.com/events/action~agenda/...
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Difference between 301 and 303 status codes

What is the difference between 301 Moved Permanently and 303 See Other status codes? Both are used for redirects. There is some detailed info on the 303 at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_303, ...
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forcing SSL without 301 redirect

Is there a way to force an SSL lock without using a 301 redirect, such as server side? I'm happy to supply context if requested.
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Does having a lot of 301 redirects noticably impact performance?

I just moved my website to Wordpress from another service. Unfortunately, this means that although I was able to import all of my previous content to Wordpress, the post permalinks are now entirely ...
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How to bulk redirect in htaccess from old site with parameters

I'm currently updating an old website, but I don't know much about htaccess redirects. I made a script to get all the pages of the website and here are some examples: For pages: Redirect 301 /index....
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Domain redirect to main domain with language param (301) [duplicate]

The following scenario: I have purchased multiple domains for a project: domain.app domain.com domain.de Originally it was planned to display a landing page on domain.app. On domain.de the german ...
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What does ^(.*) mean in a rewrite rule, is there a simpler alternative?

I have just copy and pasted a rewrite rule for a redirect from some website. It contains: ^(.*) I want to know what it means. Why is it so complicated? Can it be simplified? The whole .htaccess ...
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Can Google crawlers read the content of a page that has a 301 redirect?

I'm facing an issue of Google not picking up my new meta description for a specific page template. This page is currently being redirected to a different page on the site. Previously, the meta ...
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Will referrer info get lost in Google Analytics if i 301 from HTTP to HTTPS?

If we have a bunch of backlinks from HTTPS sites, but they link to the http://example.com version of our site or example.com. Even if our site is HTTPS and once traffic gets driven to those URLS ...
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How do web servers identify the client's location

Many websites directs the user to specific subdomains or domains based on their location. For example, if a user based in the UK types yahoo.com, the user somehow redirected to uk.yahoo.com. If the ...
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Implement 2000 redirects in an SEO friendly way without slowing the site down [duplicate]

I currently have two e-commerce websites, a new one, built on WooCommerce with ~1700 products and an old one, custom built with ~2100 products. I want to delete the old one and use it's domain and ...
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How to redirect from blog.example.org to example.com using htaccess

I have tried all means to do a 301 redirect from blog.example.org to https://www.example.com/post using .htaccess but the redirect doesn't seem to be working. I'm using this code below; ...
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Do deindexed URLs pass link juice?

I hope you're doing well. I am building some backlinks to a page of my website that is high likely to get deindexed (I have to build to that specific page) mainly because of duplicate content. Will ...
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Redirect domain name to a specific page

I have theses domain names installed: Main domain name: www.example.com Others domains: www.example.org www.example.fr www.animals.example I first made a rule on my .htaccess to redirect all ...
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Configure redirects with web.config

have a WP multisite that created the following web.config files at bottom ( works perfectly ). However, how do I create 301 redirects for individual pages in the subsites? ** WP generated web.config ...
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301 Redirect not working as expected

I am in the process of doing a website redesign. We have changed the domain name and hosting server for the new project. Following are the rules that I am using in my htaccess file to perform a 301 ...
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Redirect 301 with an exception

Good evening, having to "dismiss" the old gov.it site in favor of the new edu.it, they advised me to set the following .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.oldsite\.gov\.it$ [...
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301 redirect not passing refer details to GA. Can i use a UTM tracking link in the 301 instead?

I have a link to a site i manage on a 3rd party domain. The link is actually to an old site which i then 301 to the current site. All the sites are http, but somewhere along the way the HTTP refer ...
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Where to place 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file?

I have about 25 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file, that look like this: Redirect 301 /store/index.html https://www.notesinspanish.com/store-home/ At the moment they are at the bottom of my ...
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How can I have one “master” domain redirect to other domains based on the visitors country?

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to purchase one "master" domain but make its sole purpose to redirect and fork visitors to country specific external domains. Sounds confusing, but here is ...
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Redirects for child page of same name different parent

I have a page structure of: candy1/blue/unique4/ candy2/blue/unique6/ candy3/blue/unique1/ The hard links work, but redirecting old links breaks at /blue/ since there are other pages named blue, ...
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Change of Address, Error in site redirection on Google Console

I am trying to change my domain on Google Search console using Change of Address tool, and for some reasons Google is throwing an error saying: The old site redirects to edbinx.com, which does not ...
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Redirecting 404 pages to another active pages in .htaccess

I have one product page indexed on Google but that link does not exist anymore and hits 404 page. What I want to do is to redirect that link in .htaccess to another product page since it ranks very ...
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How to redirect dynamically generated duplicate pages in .htaccess?

I have over 2000 dynamically generated duplicated pages like this: https://www.example.com/subfolder/page1.html and https://www.example.com/subfolder/page1/ What i am trying to do is redirect all /...
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How would Google react if I redirected currently ranking landing pages to the home page?

I have some tag pages on my website which contain specific keywords. They appear in the Google search results for those keywords. Those pages bring in a fair amount of traffic but the bounce rate is ...
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Wordpress or Apache or Nginx matching partial URL to full URI

I have a weird issue where either Nginx or Apache (I can't tell which - but I'm 90% sure it's Apache - Nginx is reverse proxying) is matching a partial URL to a full, random URL. For example: https://...
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Why would a 301 redirected RSS feed be appearing as an external link in Google Search Console?

We redirected our website over a year ago to a new domain. 301 is confirmed in place etc. All works fine. However a couple of RSS feed URLs using the old domain have appeared in the external link ...
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New business name and website - old site has 200+ backlinks - What to do? [duplicate]

For legal reasons I had to change my business name, and get a new site name and address (very long story). I had to forward my old domain to this new one, but the old domain has like 200+ back-links, ...
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HTTP redirection target has Content-Disposition header so browsers show the redirecting URL. Does that affect SEO?

www.example.com/fpdfile/ gets a 301 to www.othersite.example/filepdf/ and there we have attached Content-Disposition header. The user sees only the www.example.com/fpdfile/ in address bar, but the ...
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Moving homepage to subfolder without affecting seo

I have website that focus in first time in negociation techniques. I have invested a lot to make homepage well ranked on Google. Now I want to make site bigger. I want to extend it to be about ...
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htaccess rule doesn't work - NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID

This URL: https://mqgmodas.com/rebajas/ Into the .htaccess I have: Redirect 301 https://mqgmodas.com/rebajas/ https://masqguapas.com/rebajas/ Also I have a redirection in my control panel saying ...
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Edit htaccess file to remove the slash at the end without disturbing https settings [duplicate]

My website URL has a slash at its end and appears like this https://mywebsite.com/ Since search engine reads https://mywebsite.com/ and https://mywebsite.com as two different URLs, I want to ...
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HSTS and redirecting to www. sub domain

I am trying to setup HSTS for my website but running into some problems regarding the response headers and the use of a sub domain. What I would like is for all HTTP traffic to redirect to https://www....
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Firebase redirects http to https with 307 code (Temporarily Moved), which is bad as per SEO. How to configure it to use 301 code (Permanently Moved)

My website is hosted with Firebase. It offers https out of the box. When a user hits http://example.com, it redirects to https://example.com with 307 code (Temporarily Moved). As per various SEO ...
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how to redirect lower case to upercase

I have a WordPress blog and I made subfolder like this https://example.com/Tourism but when I open this URL with lowercase "t" it shows me 404 not found error: https://example.com/tourism this ...
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What is the most SEO friendly way to redirect the main domain to different subdirectories?

I have a multilingual website (English / Hungarian). I need to redirect my domain (mysite.hu) to subdirectories (/hu, /en), based on chosen user language preference (the default is Hungarian). For ...
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Oracle HTTP server URL with no trailing slash causes redirect when HTTPS is used

My application is hosted in oracle weblogic 12c with OHS 12c and have SSL enabled at port 1234. URL as such HTTP : http://servername.example/webName HTTPS : https://servername.example:1234/webName ...
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301 redirects to a similar domain

My company has two similar but not identical sites. Similar page hierarchy and content but different brands. We want to shut one down and 301 the pages to what we feel is relevant on the better site. ...
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http to https redirect triggers “Duplicate without user-selected canonical”

For some reason, my Main URL (https://www.foxteller.com) cannot be indexed because of my domain redirects in the apache2 config. My redirects go as follows: http://foxteller.com/ > https://www....
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HTTPS Re-directing

We built a site for a client to advertise a new block of apartments they had built. The apartments have now all been sold so we have been asked to forward the domain to another domain until there is ...
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Redirect from www and http to https doesn't work on sub-domains

I am trying to redirect all www and non-https requests to the HTTPS only versions with Apache server. I don't need or want www or non SSL URLs at all. The issue is that with the 2 different snippets ...
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Change of Address tool - Google - how to solve migration to example.com/cs/

My question is about change of domain address tool. Old domain is example.cz, we resolve the move to the multilingual example.shoes domain example.shoes is domain with language mutations from ...
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Nginx How to do 301 redirect from old domain to new domain except few URL

I am using nginx and trying to redirect all users from old domain to new domains., using this configuration. server { listen 80; server_name example.com; return 301 https://new-...
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301 redirect in the htaccess file issues

This is driving me crazy, can anybody tell me why this 301 redirect does not work. I just get a 404 error with the old /about page. Here is the code for info: {ENV:WPR_SSL}.html%{ENV:WPR_ENC}" -f ...
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Do follow link redirection

I am new to SEO and using WordPress. I got a do-follow back link from a website. The link's structure was /2018/03/03/abc/. After that I changed the permalink structure. So the link became /abc and ...
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My www version has better metrics than the non-www, so I'm preferring it in search console now. What else do I need to do?

I am working on a website which was originally registered in Google Search Console as http://example.com/. After a few months I noticed that the http://www.example.com/ has higher domain authority (...
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When redirecting to another domain, to which domain will HSTS apply?

Assuming the following, what domain will be HSTS'ed for the next year, foo.com or bar.com? RTFM (RFC6797) doesn't help much. > GET / HTTP/1.1 > Host: foo.com [ ... ] < HTTP/1.1 301 Moved ...