Today we are reviewing WP 301 Redirects Plugin, one of the best free WordPress plugins to redirecting WordPress site and it’s URL. If you ever want to redirect your domain to another domain or you want to redirect one blog post or web page visitor to another one, you can use this Plugin.
You can find a lot of WordPress redirecting plugins on the web but we have some solid reasons to opt WP 301 Redirects over others. Here we go with some of the notable features of the Plugin. Let’s get into this.
- WP 301 Redirects is free to use and works with all major versions of WordPress and Themes
- You have the option to create 301 & 302 redirects for your WordPress site to improve SEO and visitor experience
- Fast redirection
- Option to choose redirects from your posts, pages, custom post types, archives, etc.
- Import/Export feature for bulk redirects management
- A complete redirects stats to know how much a redirection is used
Now it’s time to learn to use the Plugin. Are you ready?
Install the Plugin
You have two options to install the Plugin on your site. The simple way is logging in to your WordPress site, then go to plugins section and click “Add New” and search for 301 Redirects – Easy Redirect Manager and install and activate the Plugin.
Another method is going to the WordPress directory and downloads the Plugin to your PC. Once you download the Plugin, go to your site’s plugin section and click on “Upload Plugin” and upload the file you downloaded.
Setup 301 and 302 Redirects
Setting up 301 and 302 redirects with WP 301 Redirects is really easier than you imagine. Here we go.
- Go to your Settings and Choose 301 Redirects
- Set Redirects
You can see the methods to set up redirects. You can choose between 301, 302 redirects at the ID section. Also, you have the option to turn it off.
From the redirects to option, add URL of the page where you want to redirect from and click the drop-down menu“Custom” to choose from Post, Page, etc. Once you add the link, click on save and you are ready to go. For your confirmation, check the old page you want to be redirected and confirm it is redirecting to the new page properly.
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