Redirect

v.

Pronunciation

/ˌridəˈrɛkt/

Definition

An automatic action on a web page in which a user is taken to a web page other than the one they were intending to visit.

Redirects are used when a web page is no longer active. When a user enters the address of the inactive web page, the redirect takes them to a current page with the desired information.

Category

Web Design

Related Terms

301 Redirect, 404 Not Found

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