Solved

Redirect urls to new urls for redesigned site

Posted on 2016-10-13
2
96 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-14
How do I create redirects so that the old urls for a website redirect to new urls?   The pages were renamed and they are also going to be using a new domain name.  The site is in wordpress.
0
Comment
Question by:nsitedesigns
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 25

Accepted Solution

by:
lenamtl earned 500 total points
ID: 41843668
Hi,
you can use .htaccess to redirect a page that no longer exists or redirect to new url.

Redirect 301 /team.html http://www.existingurl.com/newpage.html

Open in new window


RedirectMatch 301 ^(.*)$ http://www.newurl.com

Open in new window


There is a great Google article with all the steps:
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6033086?hl=en&ref_topic=6033084

Plus you can monitor the url problem with Google webmaster tools.

You can also test your redirect
https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/6066468?visit_id=0-636120501545089826-615665918&rd=2
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:nsitedesigns
ID: 41844339
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

How our DevOps Teams Maximize Uptime

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us. Read the use case whitepaper.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article was originally published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here . Today it’s fairly well known that high-performing websites and applications bring in more visitors, higher SEO, and ultimately more sales. By the same token, downtime…
Although a lot of people devote their energy toward marketing for specific industries, there are some basic principles that can be applied to any sector imaginable. We’ll look at four steps to take and examine how those steps were put into action fo…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question