Renaming all product urls without redirects, will it mess up rankings for a while?

imdrew12
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Working on a previously setup Shopify store and none of the urls are named correctly. I want to do a bulk edit and rename all the urls. Will doing this without redirects destroy its rankings until Google re-indexes them? Or is it better to do with redirects? I do have over 500 product urls to rename. The site has virtually no organic traffic at the moment so it really wouldn't hurt much.

 

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Without redirects it'll destroy ranking in general.

 

Since the website has no organic traffic, doing that without redirects shouldn't harm SEO.

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imdrew12
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That's what I thought. So its ok to have that many redirects?
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imdrew12
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I assumed that, so I guess having that many redirects wont negatively effect SEO and rankings?

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I think not

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