What is Page Redirection ?
There could be various reasons why you would like to redirect a user from the original page. We are listing down a few of the reasons −
- You did not like the name of your domain and you are moving to a new one. In such a scenario, you may want to direct all your visitors to the new site. Here you can maintain your old domain but put a single page with a page redirection such that all your old domain visitors can come to your new domain.
- You have built-up various pages based on browser versions or their names or may be based on different countries, then instead of using your server-side page redirection, you can use client-side page redirection to land your users on the appropriate page.
- The Search Engines may have already indexed your pages. But while moving to another domain, you would not like to lose your visitors coming through search engines. So you can use client-side page redirection. But keep in mind this should not be done to fool the search engine, it could lead your site to get banned.
How Page Re-direction Works ?
The implementations of Page-Redirection are as follows.
The following example shows how to redirect your site visitors onto a different page based on their browsers.