Businesses often work on launching a new website while still running their old site. To provide the best user experience and SEO performance, it’s crucial to ensure the old site is no longer publicly visible or is updated to match the current information. Best Practices For A Smooth TransitionThe solution, Mueller suggests, is to implement redirects from the old site to the new one. Understanding The Role Of RedirectsRedirects are essential when transitioning from one website domain to a new domain. First, redirects make sure users who try to visit the old website domain get automatically forwarded to the new domain.