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Add 301 Redirect Status Response Codes on Landing Pages

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On landing pages when setting a redirect under Internal Visibility it produces a 302 response code, if External Visibility is selected it produces a 200 response code. Would be nice if there was an option to produce a 301 response code for SEO purposes. 301 is preferred for redirects because it passes along the link equity where a 302 does not. 

 

Per moz article:

HTTP Status Code 301 - Permanent Redirect

A 301 redirect should be utilized any time one URL needs to be redirected to another permanently.  A 301 redirect means  that visitors and bots that land on that page will be passed to the new URL. In addition, link equity — the power transmitted by all those hard-earned links to your content — is also passed to the new URL through a 301 redirect. Despite talk from Google that all 3xx redirects are treated equally, tests have shown this is not completely true. A 301 redirect remains the preferred method of choice for permanent page redirects.

 

HTTP Status Code 302 - Temporary Redirect

A 302 redirect is similar to a 301 in that visitors and bots are passed to the new page, but link equity may not be passed along. We do not recommend using 302 redirects for permanent changes. Using 302s will cause search engine crawlers to treat the redirect as temporary, meaning that it may not pass along the link equity that the magical 301 does.

 

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