Redirection Plugin

Redirection allows you to manage all your 301 redirects and monitor 404 errors. With Redirection, you don’t have to edit your .htaccess file directly – you can create and manage redirects from inside your WordPress website admin dashboard. It’s easy to install, configure and use:

To install, follow these standard WordPress plugin installation steps.

Plugin Configuration

Tools

Default settings work well. Click on the Options tab if you wish to change settings.

Usage

Detailed documentation: https://redirection.me/support/

For simple page-to-page:

  1. Navigate to Tools > Redirects
  2. Source URL: enter the URL that you want to redirect somewhere else, minus the domain name. For example: /oldpage/that/needs/redirecting/
  3. Match: leave on URL only.
  4. Action: leave on Redirect to URL.
  5. Regular expression: leave unchecked.
  6. Target URL: enter the URL that the user will be redirected to. Use the full URL, for example: http://www.example.com/new-page/

Note that items can be re-ordered and this may influence which re-direction takes effect.

Learn more about 301 redirects and why they are important.

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