It is often required to redirect to another webpage on loading a webpage, for example, due to the contents being moved to the new webpage.
Demonstrated here are two simple methods to redirect to another webpage on load.
Method-1: Using http-equiv attribute of the meta tag in HTML.
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="seconds; url=URL">
After 2 seconds:
Note: In some older browsers, like Internet Explorer 6, refresh may cause unexpected results and impair the browser’s Back button. This is compensated for in most modern browsers (Internet Explorer 7 and higher, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge).
window.location.href = "URL"
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