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Redirects are used whenever you delete a page or change its URL to point a visitor towards a useful page instead of a 404 – Page Not Found page. For instance, if you’re updating the look of your website and remove some old pages, you’d ideally want anyone who hits those old pages to either be directed to the new equivalent page or be taken somewhere useful. This enables visitors to continue to explore your site or search for something else. If Google indexes a page and you then remove that page or change its URL, it will flag this …