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How to Troubleshoot Pretty Links That Are Redirecting Slowly (6 Ways)

Pretty Links is an excellent tool for setting up link redirections, and most of the time you should experience no issues when using it. However, there may be rare cases when you find that links are redirecting more slowly than you’d like. This is most often due to external factors, such as an incompatibility issue…

An Inside Look at Link Redirect Types (And When to Use Them)

When creating shortened URLs in Pretty Links, you have a number of customization options. One option is redirect type, which lets you choose the best type of redirect for each pretty link. However, it’s only a useful tool if you know how and when to use it. Knowing about the various redirect types can ensure…

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3 Reasons to Use a Temporary Redirect on Your Site (and How to Do It)

A temporary redirect is just as it sounds, offering non-permanent redirection from one URL to another. There’s a number of reasons you may require this technique, but no matter the reason, a plugin like Pretty Links can help you to implement it. In this post, we’ll discuss temporary redirects, including when to use them and…

The Pros and Cons of Link Shortening

Sharing long, complex URLs online is not ideal – hence the need for link shorteners. However, while they have many benefits, they’re not a perfect solution. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to ascertain when and where it’s best to use a URL shortener, and when it’s smarter to reconsider your strategy. The crux of it…

How to Implement 301 Redirects on Your Website

It goes without saying that if your site isn’t ranking well on major search engines, nobody will be able to find you. If you’ve worked hard at improving your ranking, then change your URL or move your website, it can all be unraveled in a flash. 301 redirects automatically send visitors and search engines to…