redirects

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…

3 Reasons to Use Temporary Redirects on Your Site (And How to Get Started)

User experience and SEO page rank are two factors that you may consider to be most important on your blog. Sometimes, however, you may find yourself needing to perform tasks, such as site maintenance or A/B testing, which can negatively impact one, or even both. This can be avoided, though, with the help of temporary…

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 totally 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…

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 unravelled in a flash. 301 redirects automatically send visitors and search engines to…