soft redirect

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

soft redirect (plural soft redirects)

  1. An indication to a user that what they requested may be found elsewhere.
    I decided to leave a soft redirect explaining why the website had been moved.

Usage notes[edit]

When a contrast is being made, hard redirect is sometimes used where just redirect would have been sufficient.