Use Cases



301 redirects are a key part of managing or migrating any website. Their primary purpose is to ensure users get to the intended page and that page rank is maintained and pass to the correct pages.

Old behavior

If you were to set up a 301 redirect for /example to a page at the new path of /en/products/example/, it would only be matched directly.

URL VisitedResponse
/example301 to /en/products/example/

New Behavior

Now, that same redirect will be also be caught by other close matches. 

URL VisitedResponse
/example301 to /en/products/example/
/example/301 to /en/products/example/
/example?utm_medium=linkedin301 to /en/products/example/?utm_medium=linkedin
/example/?utm_medium=linkedin301 to /en/products/example/?utm_medium=linkedin

By Randy Apuzzo

Randy has had a penchant for computer programming from an early age and started applying his skills to build business software in 2004. Randy's stack of skills range from programming, system architecture, business know-how, to typographic design; which lends to a truly customer-centric and business effective software design. He leads the Zesty.io team as CEO.

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