The motivation to use redirection can vary, in most cases, it's because:
All of these are practically achieved through the
The window.location Property
Redirect Users with location.href
Note: A functionally equivalent line of code is:
It's worth noting that you can redirect a user to a domain other than the domain they're currently on with this approach, though, security issues can arise from this, so the practice should be avoided if possible.
Redirection is typically tied to some sort of event, such as pressing a button that redirects a user to a different webpage, or other events, such as a user performing some operation on a website (uploading an image on social media, after which they're redirected to that post, for example). Let's write a simple function that redirects a user on the click of a button:
Redirect Users with location.assign()
It's also worth noting that
Other than that, it can be used in much the same way as assigning a new value to
Redirect Users with location.replace()
It's also worth noting that the
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Security Implications and Side-Effects
The mentioned security applies to all of the methods above and it refers to the following aspects:
Some of the possible side-effects that could happen due to human-induced design issues are:
Influence on SEO
The best way to overcome these issue may be:
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What is redirect in JS?
How do you create a redirect?
Redirects allow you to forward the visitors of a specific URL to another page of your website. In Site Tools, you can add redirects by going to Domain > Redirects. Choose the desired domain, fill in the URL you want to redirect to another and add the URL of the new page destination. When ready, click Create.