HTTP or HTML mechanisms used for redirecting browsers to where the actual content is located

Tag for questions related to issues with configuration of redirects in HTTP servers, problems they may cause or solve.

Redirections are used to redirect user traffic to new location of content, as a way to handle errors or for load balancing.

They are usually implemented with HTTP redirects have status code beginning with 3. Examples include:

301 Moved permanently
302 Found (past "Moved temporarily")