Redirect Checker

This tool is designed to check the HTTP status of a redirect. You can use it for redirect troubleshooting, identify redirect chains, or verify canonical URLs. This tool does not follow JavaScript or “Meta Refresh” redirects, only HTTP redirects. To get started enter a redirecting URL into the box above and click “Check Redirects”.


HTTP Status Description
200 OK – Followed & Indexed by Search Engines
301 Moved Permanently – Followed by Search Engines. [best practice]
302 Moved Temporarily – Followed by Search Engines With Weak/Delayed Signal. [not best practice]
308 Permanent Redirect – Followed by Search Engines
404 Not Found – Not Followed by Search Engines