Google: SEOs Are Wrong, 302 Redirects Pass PageRank

Mar 23, 2016 • 7:45 am | comments (36) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Juice

On Twitter @dhinckley said that according to Moz over here, 302 redirects pass zero "link juice," also known as PageRank. John Mueller said that is not true.

Here is a screen shot from Moz:

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Google's John Mueller said in response, "I don't know about "link juice" but I do know how PageRank is handled." "There's still confusion on 302/301 from the olden days; 302s are fine," he added.

In fact, last month, John Mueller said 302 redirects pass PageRank.

So, do not believe everything you read out there, including what he read here ;-).

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