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Redirect to https://www. 301 or 302 Response?

     
12:38 am on Apr 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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We have a website that upon entering, the user is redirected to [domain.com....]

So if they enter domain.com, or [domain.com,...] they are instantly redirected to [domain.com...] for security and certificate reasons.

My question is, right now we are giving a 302 Object Moved server response while doing teh redirect, should we be doing a 301 Moved Permanently?
1:09 am on Apr 16, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Yes, unless you intend to remove that redirect at some point in time. Otherwise it is permanent, and so should return a 301-Moved Permanently status response.

Jim