Tag Archives: Redirects

Google Stated Redirects From Non Related Pages Will not Trigger The Vacation spot Web page To Be Much less Related

Dawn Anderson asked Google’s John Mueller if redirecting a non-relevant page would cause the destination page (where the redirect it going towards) to be less relevant and cause any ranking issues for its relevant queries. John said no, “I can’t think of a way that would have a negative effect there,” he added. The conversation […]

Google Says Billions Of Redirects Are Advantageous But Web site Strikes Do Impression Rankings

Someone is looking to move to a new CMS where the site has 20,000 products on the front-end of the website. When the site switches to a new CMS, it sounds like the URLs will need to change. He asked if he could redirect 20,000 URLs. The answer is yes, he should do that, if […]

Google On 301 Redirects As Passing Full Credit score Or Not

Google’s John Mueller was asked on Twitter if 301 redirected links pass full credit or not. John responded that “I wouldn’t see it as “full credit or not”, but rather – as mentioned in our docs – it’s a good practice for any move to update the important old links to point at the right […]

Google Pirate (DMCA) Penalty Will get Stronger & Catches Redirects

Google sent a document to the US Copyright Office that explains how Google’s DMCA update (aka the Pirate update) has been strengthened by (1) catching redirect schemes and (2) a site hit by this emotion on average sees a 89% drop in Google search traffic. I spotted this via Glenn Gabe on Twitter via TorrentFreak.com. […]