How To Create Temporary and Permanent Redirects with Nginx

How To Create Temporary and Permanent Redirects with Nginx

Today we will guide you through the process of creating temporary and permanent redirects with Nginx web server.

What is URL Redirect?

URL Redirect or also known as URL Forwarding, is a technique to redirect a domain name or an URL from a location to another. The common use for this redirection is when a page on your site has a good SEO ranking, and you need to change it for a specific reason. For example, you are switching from a CMS to another, this will make your URL structure changed. So, in order to keep your existing SEO rank of a page, you can redirect/forward the old URL to the new ones. (more…)