A function to follow the redirect chain, if any, for the specified URL
In the video we combine =TRANSPOSE() + =checkRedirectChain() in order to obtain the values in the same row. You can omit the =TRANSPOSE() function in order to obtain every redirect in a new row

Credits cost per execution

This function spends 0 credits per execution

Video example

Using checkRedirectChain with transpose to check redirects for Google & Softonic as example


checkRedirectChain accepts one argument:
  • URL: The origin URL where to start following the redirects

Expected output

A list (array) of URLs. Every redirect that can find the function until getting a 200 OK status code.

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Use cases

  • How to control a web migration from Google Sheets
  • Validate that the implemented redirects are working (in bulk)