Google’s Gary Illyes stated on twitter that it is probably not a good idea to use JavaScript redirects. This was particularly to redirect users based on their location to a country-specific version of the page. But to know Google had said earlier that server-side redirects are the best.

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JavaScript redirects: If you can’t do a server-side redirect, using JavaScript is a good fall-back. If you’re using a JavaScript framework for your site, this might also be the only option. Caching depends on the server settings, and search engines have to guess at what you’re trying to do (index under R or S?).”

Go server-side when implementing redirects.

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