Redirecting a webpage is hugely useful, its not just so that when you migrate to a new webdesign all your links from old pages to new pages work its also helps ranking in the serps etc by maintaing pagerank flow between pages etc. Follow the step by step guide below on how to do a 301 redirect.
This is quite a simple proces and can be done in minutes.
1) first in the root of your website create a file called ” .htaccess”
2) once in open it up and edit it with notepad and enter the text below