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Google understands that links are created and broken all the time on the web, so don't feel like you're making some kind of "permanent" commitment to Google by asking them to index a URL. The process for getting Google to index a page temporarily is generally the same process for getting them to index a page permanently. Now, some more specific ...


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Sorry, we're having the case of answers being given in the comments. Have to correct it. When access logs show differnt behavior for the "same" URL, make sure it's indeed the same url: check the protocol, the subdomain, the TLD, zones, path and the query string. Default access log logging pattern is pretty bad and misses a lot of dimensions. ...


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Short redirect chains might slightly hurt SEO, but probably have no effect. If it is easy for you to change the logic to have a single redirect, then go ahead and do so. If it is difficult, or duplicates logic then I wouldn't bother. If your site used to be HTTP with uppercase URLs and you have lots of inbound links to those URLs, search engines will have to ...


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Something like this in your server block should work: ... server_name old.example; return 301 $scheme://new.example$request_uri; ...


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