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 A tool that helps in the world of SEO is content redirection. Content redirection is also called content relocation. There are two types of content redirection,​ server-side redirection and client side redirection. The following discussion will explain the advantages and disadvantages to each. Topics will also include the reasons for performing content redirection and how to avoid spamming techniques when performing content redirection. A tool that helps in the world of SEO is content redirection. Content redirection is also called content relocation. There are two types of content redirection,​ server-side redirection and client side redirection. The following discussion will explain the advantages and disadvantages to each. Topics will also include the reasons for performing content redirection and how to avoid spamming techniques when performing content redirection.
  
-Content redirection allows a web site owner/​manager to move old content to a new location without losing the original web address. Redirecting content lets the user type in the original web address and still get to the typed domain name. Most often, the web site owner/​manager would have the domain name registered with one service and host the site with another. Users don't know that the content is being redirected.+Content redirection allows a web site owner/​manager to move old content to a new location without losing the original ​[[glossary:​w:​web_address|web address]]. Redirecting content lets the user type in the original ​[[glossary:​w:​web_address|web address]] and still get to the typed domain name. Most often, the web site owner/​manager would have the domain name registered with one service and host the site with another. Users don't know that the content is being redirected.
  
 What reasons are there for using content redirection?​ The site owner/​manager may want to provide an alias for a long URL. The owner/​manager may want to keep the same domain name when changing to a new hosting service. The person running the site may also want the data in one room and the server in another. Web hosting services can help with content redirection. What reasons are there for using content redirection?​ The site owner/​manager may want to provide an alias for a long URL. The owner/​manager may want to keep the same domain name when changing to a new hosting service. The person running the site may also want the data in one room and the server in another. Web hosting services can help with content redirection.
  
-There are some important points to ensure that content is redirected properly. Keep the web address the same in order to avoid confusing site users. Also be certain to check with the host to see if there are any bandwidth restrictions. Web crawlers should be able to find the site's data and use it to make a connection to the site's name, not to the redirected URL.+There are some important points to ensure that content is redirected properly. Keep the [[glossary:​w:​web_address|web address]] the same in order to avoid confusing site users. Also be certain to check with the host to see if there are any bandwidth restrictions. Web crawlers should be able to find the site's data and use it to make a connection to the site's name, not to the redirected URL.
  
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