glossary of SEO terms
SEO & Online Marketing Acronyms & Terms

What does "301" mean?

A 301 code is a standard http response from a server, which tells your browser (and Googlebot or anyone else on the web) that the page that has been requested has been permanently redirected to a new page, which new page then displays in your browser. Compares to 302 code, which is a "temporary" redirection, or to 404 code, which is "file not found." Never use 302 code for SEO purposes to save "link juice." Always use 301 code instead.

25 years of online marketing

Celebrating 25 Years of Creating an Island of
Stability In the Sea of Online Confusion

Copyright © 1997-2024 Words in a Row - All Rights Reserved.