Questions tagged [301-redirect]

301 is the HTTP status code for a permanent redirect.

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Can we edit 301 redirects?

If we set 301 redirects using a plugin, does Google consider those 301 redirects irrevocable? i.e. even if we updated the redirect's URL target, Google would still only consider the original redirects....
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Are 301 redirects you create permanently saved by the web server and Google? [closed]

A WordPress plugin may have incorrectly redirected some pages using a 301 redirect. Are these 301 redirects permanent? Is there no way we can set correct 301 redirects in the .htaccess file? Does ...
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How to redirect urls without cpanel access

My client is a CPA firm that had a website built with a CPA site builder company. They no longer want that site, but I have earned them good rank with many of their local keywords. We have designed a ...
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How to set canonical link for website with www redirection

I am confused about adding canonical link in my website. I have a website https://example.com and I have added Redirect to www from hosting provider(firebase) config. So if a user accesses my non-www ...
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How should I diagnose “too many redirects” error for some clients when I see “200 OK?”

I have some unusual behaviour with a wordpress page and the redirects, but I'm not sure what exactly is happening. I'm not allowed to mention the real domain here in public as the project is under ...
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Drop in traffic in high traffic site after 301 redirect

Here are the steps I took 301 redirect w/wildcard from old domain to new domain Updated & verified Google Search Console for new domain, submitted change of address, etc. Updated Google Analytics ...
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I bought a domain to do a 301 Redirect - do I need to host that domain?

I'm competent with setting up records for domains, things like CNAME, A Records, etc - but what about if I just want to redirect it? Do I "have to" do this using a .htaccess file on a host? ...
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Execution order of different htaccess redirects

It seems that no matter what I search I just can't understand why I keep getting this issue and I for some reason can't find a good explanation on how it works. Also sorry if this quest was asked ...
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Can PageRank be returned to a relisted page that was previously delisted via 301 redirect?

If an old page on website A is replaced with a 301 redirect to another website such that the page on website A is delisted from Google (as desired) but the website owner decides afterwards that they ...
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How to redirect / convert any URL to lowercase?

I am using: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com [NC] RewriteRule (.*) http://example.com/$1 [L,R=301] </...
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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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When I redirect a page with a 301, should I update my Sitemap immediately with the new URL?

Those pages are all indexed and rank well, so I want to be extra careful. This is my current sitemap.xml: /OLD_FOLDER/some-slug-1 /OLD_FOLDER/some-slug-2 /OLD_FOLDER/some-slug-3 I'm setting up 301 ...
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Redirect from index.html to its directory using .htaccess?

For each page of my website, it is named index.html and stored inside a folder of the name of the page. example.com/ serves example.com/index.html example.com/about/ serves example.com/about/index....
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Using Redirect 301/302 vs URL shortening service

I'm currently developing an aggregator site that will gather information across many many sites, typically this kind of applications put together relevant topics and display different information from ...
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Redirect all index.html pages to subdirectory?

I have an old site ported from WordPress to basic HTML (don't ask why) and every page is ending in the subdirectory/index.html. This is causing some funky indexing issues, so I wanted to 301 all the ...
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Determine if a site has been hacked (HTTP 203 leads to 301 then 302) [closed]

While trying to visit a site earlier that I've previously accessed without an issue, I was oddly redirected to some spammy dating site. Not wanting to try again, I used wheregoes.com to trace the ...
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Is there any effect to SEO if I redirecting the .com to the .app of my domain?

So, say I purchase a brand new example.com and example.app. I want to redirect all traffic reaching example.com to example.app (i.e. the .com is a pure redirect). Does that have any impact on SEO? ...
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SEO / Usability impact of redirecting product category pages to different category pages

I am looking for any advice with regards to the SEO / Usability impact of the following. On the ecommerce site, there are category pages that can be navigated to through various methods. Essentially ...
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Redirect in .htaccess when page numbers are both in a query parameter and in the path

My blog is creating duplicate pagination, and Google understands this as duplicate content. How to 301 redirect pagination as in the following examples? https://example.com/page/33?page=34 to: https:/...
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How can I do 301 instead of 302 redirects when there are multiple domains sharing the same site hosted in IIS?

I have several domains sharing the same site and use a default.asp as the default file where I test the SERVER_NAME variable and use Response.Redirect to redirect to the home page of the site ...
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Remove query string from 301 redirect URL

I'm having some trouble with redirects and I haven't been able to get this to work. I want to make the following http://www.example.com/seasonal/christmas?p=15 redirect to http://www.example.com/...
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Old HTML Site to WordPress - Loss of SEO Rankings

I have moved an old HTML site which had over 250 pages, nearly all of those pages were using the old trick of duplicating every page but just changing text to match the area where ranking was ...
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nginx https ip address to domain redirect

My website is pretty messed up: it shows up as an IP address in the google search results (https). I want to redirect this to my domain, but when I couldn't figure out how to redirect https to my ...
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301 redirect with Apache: All paths of URL to a single path

I am migrating a website from one platform to another, and in that process, I'm getting rid of the old domain name. There is no direct relation between the paths on the old and new website, and ...
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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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What is the effect of Enhancing the content and Change URL auto 301 redirect in WordPress

I have some articles that ranked on the first page but with a long URL and Title and need to reformat with the same content but organize the post structure and may need to get steps up and move others ...
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Finding what is causing my site to issue 301 redirects

I have an URL which is 301 redirecting but I cannot find where or how it is happening and wanted some checks to perform if possible? I've checked .htaccess - it's not there I've checked cPanel in ...
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My website doesn't provide 404 errors

My website doesn't provide 404 errors. If you were to type in: clientsforcounsellors.com/dlkforiereg or pretty much any gibberish page that doesn't exist, you'd be redirected to my home page. Why ...
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How best to perform 4 million 301 jpeg URL redirects to content based addressing on nginx?

I certainly don't want to list 4 million redirects in my nginx config files... what's the best practice with a large number of redirects like this? They'd be permanent as well as the old links live ...
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Nginx ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS by adjusting WordPress Permalinks | 301 Error Ubuntu 18.04

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (having my own VPS) WebServer: Nginx/1.18.0 MySQL: mysql Ver 8.0.22 for Linux on x86_64 (MySQL Community Server - GPL) WordPress: 5.6 When I change the Permalinks option in ...
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SEO/link-juice implications of 'www.' links versus links without 'www.'

I remember reading ages ago that it's a good idea to choose either www.example.com or domainexamplecom as your main URL and then set the other one as a 301 redirect to point to your domain? The reason ...
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WWW vs non-WWW concerning link juice [duplicate]

It is often advised to use non-WWW url, so that there is less redirects and link juice does not leak, since people most often type non-WWW urls. But who cares what the user types? Links are not ...
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Redirecting bare domain to www doesn't when specifying http/https scheme

I've recently uploaded a website on a domain via Firebase hosting. Using the domain registrar (NameCheap) I've also applied a 301 redirect rule (via NameCheap. It's called "URL redirect record&...
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How do I do a catch-all .htaccess redirect?

A site has moved from example.net to example.com/ie/en/. (In other words, it’s moved from being its own domain to being a subfolder in a larger site.) However, the page structure has also changed. I ...
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404 pages from the old site end up redirecting to the home page of the new site, why?

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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Preserve Meta Title and Meta Description from redirected page

My site runs on WordPress. I have a custom post type of my Projects. These projects are categorized using Project categories. Each Project category has it's 'archive' page, where the projects are ...
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How can I redirect my URL to rearrange the order of subdirectories in .htaccess?

My current URL is example.com/example/{dynamic_id}/{dynamic_name}/static/1.html I want to redirect it to this, example.com/{dynamic_name}/example/{dynamic_id}/static/1.html I tried but failed.
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Four 301-redirects from “www.example.com” to “shop.example.com” (am I losing my Google PageRank?)

Some years ago, I started my website with the main domain www.example.com. However, the project ended up being a store under shop.example.com. I obtained hundreds of links to http://www.example.com, ...
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.htaccess 301 redirect with regex?

How to do this with regular expression? Old -> New http://www.example.com/1.html -> http://www.example.com/dir/1.html http://www.example.com/2.html -> http://www.example.com/dir/2.html ...
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Rel=canonical vs. 301 redirect

My website has a bunch of URLs like abc.com/[item-id]/[item-name]. Only the item-id is used to display the page, item-name is there only for SEO purposes. Now, I would like to change that to abc.com/[...
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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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Are there any negative implications of redirecting a URL on one domain to a URL on a different domain?

For context, my company uses a 3rd party website to house Instructions for Use manuals for the products we manufacture. We use a 3rd party to house these manuals as they are very large and often need ...
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Finding URLs that redirect to a given website [closed]

Is there any way to find all URLs that (permanently) redirect to a given website? E.g. example.redirect redirects to www.example.com. So I'd want a way to determine that example.redirect redirects ...
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Is it worth changing external outbound links from http to https if the other site redirects properly?

Many of the outbound links on my site have changed but only from 'http' to 'https'. Do I need to add the 's' to all the links if they 301 redirect to HTTPS?
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What happens to backlink authority after 301 redirect removed

I configured 301 redirect to another URL, thus moving all backlink authority to the new URL. The question is if I disable 301 redirect and start serving content from the old location do I gain ...
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Track link clicks to external website sent via SMS

I have a website created in Webflow. My company (let's call it myco.example) sends out texts to customers with a link to our client's scheduling page on their website. We created a shorter vanity URL ...
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Htaccess 301 Redirect only not working on Windows 8.1

Here's the code: RewriteOptions inherit RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^old\.olddomain\.example$ [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://newdomain.example%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] # BEGIN WordPress RewriteEngine On ...
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301 redirect away from content that is served with a reverse proxy to prevent duplicate content

I am currently struggling to resolve an issue stemming from a reverse proxy. We are running a reverse proxy from page.example.com to example.com/page/ . This original subdomain content is generated ...
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Having many redirected affiliate link with 301 Redirection

We have many affiliate link like below. example.com/123.html example.com/456.html example.com/789.html example.com/555.html example.com/666.html ....more than 1000 URLs All these links are 301 ...
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I want search-engines to prefer newer version of my webpage (301-Redirect and Canonical ignored)

I've a very curious problem with the index-status of my webpage. It's a little difficult to explain. I launched my webpage in summer 2008 with around 8K sub-pages. Until 2012 all of the 8K pages ...

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