Top 7 Best WordPress Redirection Plugins

WordPress redirection plugins help you ridirect one url to anther easily without having to do much manual script writing. You may need to redirect a url if you ever change your permalink structure, or you just newly migrated from blogger to wordpress. By now I believe you must have learnt how to scan your wordpress blog for malicious code using TAC and also how to protect it from hackers.

So here are Top 7 wordpress redirection plugins to redirect ur easily

Wordpress redirection plugin; change permalink helper

This is a plugin that chekcs the permalink structure and redirects to the new URL, if it doesn’t exist or its not found, it sends the header message “move permanently 301”
“If it finds a post according to the slug, the Plugin will redirect to the correct post and send a header message “moved permanently 301″ to change the url on the index of search engines.”

You can read more of it on the wordpress download page by clicking the link above.

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  • Permalink Redirect Plugin

We are talking about redirection right? Okay!.  This is another plugin that can be used for redirection. Just like to last one, its used to check if a particular link is not found and then redirects to a new URL you set it to.
“A WordPress plugin that replies a 301 permanent redirect, if requested URI is different from entry’s (or archive’s) permalink. It is used to ensure that there is only one URL associated with each blog entry. “

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  •  Simple 301 redirect


This is the best plugin if you looking to move from one platform to another (blogger to wordpress)

“Simple 301 Redirects provides an easy method of redirecting requests to another page on your site or elsewhere on the webSimple 301 Redirects provides an easy method of redirecting requests to another page on your site or elsewhere on the web. It’s especially handy when you migrate a site to WordPress and can’t preserve your URL structure.”

You retain traffic and redirection even after migrating.
Readmore and Download Here

quick page and post redirect plugin for wordpress

Can add “rel=nofollow” attribute to the page or menu link of the redirect

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Can set a redirect page or menu link to open in a new window

You can completely re-write the URL for the redirect so it takes the place of the default page URL (rewrite the href link)

Redirect Location can be to another WordPress page/post or any other website with an external URL.

This is another very useful redirection plugin

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  • Redirection

All URLs can be redirected, not just ones that don’t exist

Redirection methods – redirect based upon login status, redirect to random pages, redirect based upon the referrer!

Automatically add a 301 redirection when a post’s URL changes

Redirect index.php, index.html, and index.htm access

Manually add 301, 302, and 307 redirections for a WordPress post, or for any other file

Permalink Finder Plugin

Never get a 404 page not found again. If you have restructured or moved your blog, this plugin will find the right post or page every time.
“The Permalink Finder Plugin detects when WordPress cannot find a permalink. Before it generates the 404 error the plugin tries to locate any posts with similar words. It does this by searching through the database trying to find any of the word values from the bad link. “

The plugin will also optionally keep track of the last few 404’s or redirects.

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  • Change Permalink Helper
 
This plugin uses the slug of the new url and search for a ID in the database of WordPress. If it finds a post according to the slug, the Plugin will redirect to the correct post and send a header message “moved permanently 301” to change the url on the index of search engines.

Download Here

301 redirect plugin
 
Because wordpress is well known to be highly vulnerable, I advise that you download all your plugins from wordpress official website wordpress.org, or only from an author you trust and know. Hackers also use plugins to try to access your blog. 

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1 COMMENT

  1. Great list, i will definitely recommend it to my friends and colleagues.
    I’m also using one helpful WordPress plugin for great SEO that is Trash Duplicate and 301 Redirect. This plugin can find and remove your duplicate content and redirect it to main URL. Also saves you from being penalized by google for duplicate content. It can be gotten from https://wordpress.org/plugins/trash-duplicate-and-301-redirect/

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