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A page, link or command that points URL requests to another URL in the world wide web. Redirects can be either server-side or client-side through the use of javascript.

A page, link or command that points URL requests to another URL in the world wide web. Redirects can be either server-side or client-side through the use of javascript.

Server-sided redirects can be achieved by adding specific rules to the server configuration which matches requested URLs and maps them another URL.

Client-sided redirects can be achieved by either using a Meta-Refresh tag (<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;URL='http://example.com/'">) in the <head>-section of the page or through the use of Javascript.

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