SEO Redirects 301, 302, 404, 410

301 – Permanent move of the content:  For site launches to direct users to new urls of the new site structure.

302 – Temporary move of content: Say a product is out of inventory, page removed for a while.  Use this to direct users to a different similar page.

404 – Content removed: Google looks at these as broken, though they’re just pages that don’t extist.  Particularly problematic on incoming links.  All other codes are better than this one for non-existent pages.

410 – Content Permanently removed.  Better than a 404 for missing content.

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