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301 is the HTTP status code for a permanent redirect.

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301 redirects - Site has IP address. A record currently not pointed and made changes to Categories

I appreciate that we very probably won't be able to get any advice or support today but here goes! We have taken the decision this morning after reading up about H1 tags to change the name of a ...
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Duplicate URL 301-redirection: why not 308?

I avoid Google's complaints about duplicates by using a 301 redirect, according to numerous tips here and on the net. However, I'm curious as to why it's appropriate to use a 301 code rather than a ...
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redirecting www to non-www including subdirectories

I have WordPress installed to one of my subfolders. I also have subfolder with a folder inside containing index.html inside the WordPress folder. Now, I'm redirecting all www to non-www URLs using ...
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Should pages with 301 redirects ever be deleted?

Our site is updated regularly, but a major overhaul took place over a year ago and so a lot of folders were added to replace the existing ones. Reason was SEO, meaning new folders had better ...
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Does changing the canonical tag also transfer page authority?

We have 3 pages on our website with almost similar title; actually for better ux, this is necessary to separate some part of a content. For example: page1: elevator service page2: check list of ...
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Duplicate, Google chose different canonical than user after redirecting to HTTPS and Non-WWW via HTACCESS

I have redirected the www version and http version to non-www and https so the URL will be like https://website.com using the following .htaccess code: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off ...
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SEO issue - Page with redirect - on Hugo website [closed]

I have a static website (Hugo on Netlify). On Google Web Console in Page indexing I have 190 pages not indexed, but only 78 indexed. When I analyzed my website with Ahrefs, it showed that my pages ...
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htaccess stops after reforming url before redirect

I want to be able to have the an URL be reformed in an htaccess file and redirect a file that is no longer present. Taking this: http://www.example.com/foo/thing.htm and having this be renamed to: ...
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Sudden increase in direct traffic after website redesign

I recently redesigned my website and made 301 redirects from the old website's URLs to the new website's URLs. I've noticed a sudden increase in direct traffic. I'm not sure why this is happening. Can ...
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Google is showing many results for a site: search for my old redirected site, is that the cause of my SEO problems?

I have 301 redirect on my old site to new one but Google constantly indexing content from new website on my old website. google search old site I had very good progress, but maybe the duplicate ...
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How can I redirect a GitHub project to another location?

How can I redirect a GitHub project to another location? Example: I have this project: https://github.com/myuser/foo And I manually moved the content from the old repository to a folder inside a new ...
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How can we redirect using htaccess and DNS together with Google Sites?

I have updated a site and some of the old links are no longer referring to the right place (404). I wonder how I can do it through DNS and .htaccess. As I understand Sites does not support redirecting ...
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Help with HTACCESS 301 Redirect to different site with URL parameters

I have two websites, elijahstreams.com (OLDSITE) and projectjustcause.com (NEWSITE). I need ID-based URLS to forward from OLDSITE to SEO-friendly URLS on NEWSITE via .htaccess directives. This is what ...
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301 Redirects With Question Marks in URL

We have just moved to a new website and discovered that our 301 redirects do not work. The URLs from the old website contain question marks which I can now see cause issues with redirects. To ...
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Is it possible to transfer an old domain to a new subdomain?

Is it possible to move an old domain to a new subdomain permanently without losing search engine rankings? For example, going from https://www.example.com/ to https://blog.newexample.com/?
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Webmaster Tools page inspection failed

In Bing Webmaster Tools I have inspected the homepage URL of my website. I get the following error: Crawl Last crawl attempted 27 Apr 2023 at 03:00 Crawl allowed? Yes Page Fetch Failed The Inspected ...
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Bing site scan: Avoid Error 403 if index.html is missing the root domain name

I have a website with the following domain name: https://example.com (there is no index.html in the root domain name) I have the following redirect based on language detection in .htaccess: https://...
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403 header response code

I am getting a 403 header response code for my website while checking this tool https://www.redirect-checker.org/index.php Here is the screenshot below: https://snipboard.io/p2DH1S.jpg Here are the ....
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Can I undo a domain level 301 redirect? It's causing a slight traffic drop

I have recently set up a redirect from an aged domain to a live domain using a 301 redirect. I created an acquisition press release on the live site and the old domain (which I built a home page for ...
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Will redirecting a URL that has been 410 for months pass its link juice and help SEO?

Is it too late to pass the link juice to the new URL from the old ones when the old URL was set as 410 content for the past 5 months? Does Googlebot delete the old ranking of previous URLs after this ...
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Google reverting to indexing HTTP after moving website to HTTPS

A month ago, I transferred my website from HTTP to HTTPS and completed all necessary modifications, including implementing a 301 redirect to redirect all old links to the new HTTPS version. I also ...
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301 Redirect Chain Caused By Custom Post Type [WORDPRESS]

We're using Pods to create custom post types. We needed to redirect an existing page to its new location under the custom post type, but now Ahrefs is detecting a redirect chain. www.example.com/...
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Moving to new domain and site

I have an old web site www.domain1.example (IP: x1.x1.x1.x1) hosted on GoDaddy and created a new one with new domain www.domain2.example (IP: x2.x2.x2.x2) hosted on Hostinger. Both domains purchased ...
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Redirect problem with ngnix

I have a web site and i want ot redirect my clients from example.com to www.example.com in https. I fould a question similar to my question here but it did not solve my problem. When trying to access ...
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Can I RedirectMatch w/ regex to redirect multiple individual pages with similar url patterns?

Goals is to use one RedirectMatch statement to redirect 50+ pages with slightly changing names. Examples: https://www.example.com/galler-prime-alpaca-heathers-mermaid.shtml https://www.example.com/...
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301 Redirects & SEO

I'll keep it short and sweet. My website features a gallery set up as posts that showcase products on vehicles. Example 1: website.com/product-1-ford-f150/ Example 2: website.com/product-2-ford-f150/ ...
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How do I stop bingbot from requesting old permanently moved URLs?

Years ago Bingbot managed to register a bunch or URLs from some bad bot trap technology that used random query parameters for honey pots e.g. /?c39cfn3 /?d37hvn3 /?28ce031 For years now we have had ...
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Submitting a 301 Redirect to Google

For the SEO experts: A long time ago, I created a website with some pages that used underscores instead of hyphens to separate words (e.g., "page_1.html"). I understand now that Google likes ...
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Will creating a 301 redirect from old domain to new domain affect Gmail?

I've rebranded a business so I want to redirect the existing site to a new domain name - presumably by setting up a 301 redirect(?) - so anyone who types in xxx1.com (old domain) will be redirected to ...
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Multiple 301 redirects

I have a scenario, where I am doing a site migration but the requirement is to show some message on the new site that "We have moved to a new site". Here's 2 options I could think of: Add ...
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My website 301 response crawl requests has risen 10 times

My website's 301 response crawl requests has risen 10 times (from 150-250 to 2000-4000). What is/are the cause/s? Has anyone experienced it? Does it heart SEO in long term? What is the solution for ...
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Php header 301 redirect still let google to index content but now from newly redirected domain

I've redirect my oldsite.tld site via PHP header like this. <?php $url_sufix = "blabla"; header("Location: http://www.newsite.tld/".$url_sufix, true, 301); exit; After 3 mo I ...
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Load balancer Path Based Routing

I have example.com/blog currently hosted on Amazon. I created a path based redirect to blog.example.com in Load Balancer Listner. How can I put variables in the redirection or if we can use regex? ...
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302 or 301 Redirect for This Scenario?

I have a client who had an existing page on their site - example.com/page1. They have had me create another page that covers similar material, but matches some other branding and messaging that they ...
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I've changed the URL and lost my top search result position in Google - would it help to revert the changes?

I've changed my top-ranking page to a simpler URL on the same domain with a 301 / permanent redirect, and changed sitemap and internal links accordingly. A couple of days later Google crawled the site,...
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Renaming subdomain and keeping traffic

I would like to use a reverse proxy (NGINX) to redirect traffic from let's call it SUBDOMAIN1.example.com/EXAMPLEPAGE to SUBDOMAIN2.example.com/EXAMPLEPAGE Currently, I rank position 1-2 for most ...
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Is it OK for SEO to remove old WordPress image uploads that are no longer being used on the site?

If I'm re-building a website that is not going to be using older image uploads, what's best practice in terms of SEO? Do I just delete the old uploads and move on or is it better to 301 them to the ...
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Is a redirection made in cPanel - a problem for Google Search Console?

My domain is gpj.rs Google search console cannot indexing the home page It says - there are pages with redirection And lists the following examples: http://www.gpj.rs/ http://gpj.rs/ Here is my ...
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Can I efficiently write a redirect using .htaccess if domain stays the same, but new website has slightly different url structure?

I have an old site with thousands of products and some SEO ranking and I wanted to redirect URLs using .htaccess, hopefully without manually writing thousands of 301 redirect entries. The domain stays ...
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Redirection or canonical? URL changed

We've changed one of the url in the website, the content of the page remains same. Its been a month, but google is still showing the old URL in the search result. What should be done here? 301 ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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