Are you trying to create a redirect in WordPress? Not sure what is a redirect and why is it important? Don’t worry, we have got you covered in this beginner’s guide to WordPress redirects where we will cover what is a redirect, how to create a redirect in WordPress, why do you need, and when is the good time.
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What is a Redirect in WordPress?
Redirect is a way for your website to send a quick message to your reader’s browser and tell them that the page they want to visit has been moved, so their browser can automatically point them to the new page of your choice.
There are various different types of redirects such as 301 redirect, 302 redirect, 307 redirect, etc.
However to keep this article simple and useful, we will only cover 301 redirects as that’s the most important.
Let’s take a look at why it is important by understanding the use case.