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302 Redirect

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Definition

A 302 redirect is a temporary redirect from one page of a website to another page of a website. Unlike a 301 redirect, which is permanent, a 302 redirect signals to search engines that the webmaster intends to revisit the redirected page. This is an indicator that search engines should continue to index the redirected page (although it is not a guarantee that they will do so).

302 redirects are relatively uncommon. A 302 redirect is used when a webmaster intends to revise or recreate the page at an existing URL. Most often, this occurs during the migration from one CMS (content management system) to another, or a website redesign.

Importance

302 redirect is important if you delete a page and need to redirect to another page.

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