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  • ecommerce seo redirect 301 redirect product page

    Hello everyone, I am turning to the community for your advice regarding the optimal management of product pages that are removed after an article is sold. Considering that we operate with unique articles on our site and consequently do not have large quantities in stock, the product pages are intended to be removed once the article is sold. My question is: from an SEO point of view, what would be the most effective strategy to manage these pages? Is it preferable to apply a permanent redirect (301) to the product category, or would it be better to use the status code 410 to indicate that the page has been permanently removed?
    I would appreciate any suggestions or experience you could share on this matter. Thank you in advance for your help.

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | filippodanesi
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    traffic canonical redirect

    Hello I have a "click rate juice" question would like to know. For example. I created a noindex site for a few days event purposes. Using a random domain like this: Expecting 5000+ clicks per day. Is it possible to gain some traffic juice from this event website domain "" to my other main site "" but without exposing its URL. Thought about using 301 redirecting "" to "". But it will reveal the to the general public if someone visits the domain "". Also thought about using a canonical URL, but it would not be working because the event site is noindex. or it would not matter at all 🤔 Wondering if there is a thing like this to gain some traffic juice for another domain? Thanks

    Intermediate & Advanced SEO | | Blueli

  • seo technical seo redirect

    I have a very old forum that still gets a lot of traffic, but when migrating over to another software that is cloud based we cannot redirect using same domain, SO the only option would to be to change the cname on a subdomain and then REDIRECT all the traffic from the ROOT domain permanently - would this be a bad move as the root domain wouldnt be used anymore as now its just setup to be redirected in order to use the software we need to use? Domain is 17 years old.

    Technical SEO | | vbsk

  • migration redirect 301 redirect

    I have this forum with about 2 million posts for 16 years on root of the domain. I am looking to switch softwares but the top ones won’t help setup 301 redirects. But I can still migrate all my members and all my content (threads/posts), would Google still reindex all our content or if we don’t setup redirects would it really kill our entire traffic for a long time or maybe just a month or so? I really want to migrate to software that isn’t forum based but rather something that offers courses, chat, live video streaming, subscription based etc. and this is the only way to do so OR to set it up on an entirely new domain OR subdomain but to me that is like starting all over from scratch? I could archive the forum to read only and set it up on subdomain or another root domain - then on the archived forum setup banners and a pop up linking to the new site or new subdomain? . This is such a hard decision for us as the current forum we have had for so many years has lost members posting from 1k a day to just a handful a day, our fb group though gets 1k a day so I’m trying to revive a site into something more modern and has all the training features we can offer as well.

    Technical SEO | | vbsk
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    404 error redirect list of urls

    Hello, This feels like it should be straightforward but I'm not having much luck. I have a pdf url which is no longer in use and takes the user to a 404 page. I want to find all instances of when this pdf url is used on my site so I can update the copy and remove the link. Please note - a redirect is not the right solution for this issue. Hope you can help. Thanks, Mary

    Moz Bar | | rj_dale

  • redirect migration technical seo

    Hi I'm trying to wrap my head around the best approach for migrating our website. We're migrating from our (joomla) site to our existing (shopify) site... with the plan to finish the redirects/migration then remove the subdomain from shopify and use moving forward. I've never done this and asking here to see if any harm will come from re-directing URLs to URL's then changing the URL's to Right now my plan would run like this: redirect URL's to remove subdomain on use moving forward. wonder what happens next? Is there going to be any issues here, possible harm to the URL's?

    Technical SEO | | Minarets

  • redirect chain redirect

    What is the difference between "document" and "object" moved redirect errors? I'm used to see "object moved" as a redirect chain issue that needs to be fixed, but this week my report contained a "document moved" redirect chain issue. And it's on our homepage. Looks like it might be a HTTP versus an HTTPS issue.

    Reporting & Analytics | | Kate_Nadeau

  • authority redirect 302

    Hi, I have the opportunity to acquire a domain of a company that is closing in a similar industry who currently have a decent Authority - 51DA, 5,752 Linking Domains. I cannot do anything with the new business yet but if I acquire the domain the existing website will turn off. If I crawl the existing site and 302 redirect all pages to a holding page on said domain, will that preserve authority while I start the new business and build the new website and like-for-like pages?

    Technical SEO | | Ant-Scarborough

  • urlredirect optimization content marketing seo tactics content development redirect

    What are best practices for rewriting (and then redirecting) blog URLs? I refresh old blog posts on our blog every month and many of them have URLs that are too long or could be improved. However, many of them also already get decent organic traffic and I don't want to lose traffic due to a URL redirect. Are there any best practices or "rules" I can follow when deciding whether to re-write and redirect blog URLs?

    Content Development | | Emily.R.Monrovia
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    redirect 302 308

    Got a looooong list of redirect issues in my crawl for a new client, all reported as 302s but as far as I can see they are all 308s... which is perfectly fine, right, or have I missed a memo? They even confirm the 308 status in the moz detail.

    Moz Pro | | Algorhythm_jT

  • redirect help http

    I've gotten a few Redirect Issues that involve Redirect Chains, with the https:// version redirecting to the www. version and then redirecting to the right URL. Here is an example:
    Schermafbeelding 2021-12-07 om 11.04.32.png I've tried setting a direct redirect between the first and the last URL, but WordPress doesn't seem to allow that (it's overwritten). I've also tried checking the internal links to make sure that none of the links are the first one. They don't seem to be there. Does anyone have any tips on solving these Redirect Chains?

    On-Page Optimization | | Billywig

  • redirect 301 redirect 302 international seo

    We need to establish if 301 or 302 response code is to be used for our auto redirects based on Accept-Language header.
    30x >
    30x >
    30x > The site architecture is set up with proper inline HREFLANG.
    We have read different opinions about this, Ahrefs says 302 is the correct one:
    302 redirect:
    "You want to redirect users to the right version of the site for them (based on location/language)." You could argue that the root redirect is never permanent as it varies based on user language settings (302)
    On the other hand, the lang specific redirects are permanent per language: IF Accept-Language header = en > 301 >
    IF Accept-Language header = ru > 301 > So each of these is 'permanent'. So which is the correct?

    International SEO | | fJ66doneOIdDpj

  • subdomains redirect

    I have a client site that is getting redesigned. Its a multi location service provider. Currently (for whatever reason) the location pages are sub domains. https://<location-name> In the new design the locations will be on the main domain.<location-name> We are considering using 301 redirects from the current sub domains to the new location pages on the main domain. The current sub domains are setup on a multi-site with A records for each one in our GoDaddy account. Would like to get feedback on any unforeseen SEO issues that anyone might have input on.

    Technical SEO | | ColeBField1221

  • We have a primary domain We have used subdomains for offering the same site in different languages, like, etc. There are certain language subdomains that have low traffic and are expensive to get translated. We have decided to sunset 3 subdomains that match that criteria. What is the best way of going about removing those subdomains? Should we just redirect from those subdomains to Would that have any negative impact on our primary domain in Google's eye etc.? Anything other than a redirect that we should be considering?

    Technical SEO | | 250mils

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