How to Use WP 301 Redirects Plugin to Manage your Redirects?
In our blog today we will learn about redirection. If you are an Internet marketer I am sure you will have heard and learned about redirection before.
Have you noticed that most of the posts you have seen about redirection either do not explicitly address the topic or are just confusing you? But in this post, we are going to teach you very simply and clearly about redirection. Let’s get started.
Before you understand how to use redirection, you first need to know what redirection is and how to use it. Did I say okay?
If you are an Internet user or blogger, you may notice that when you try to visit a website, the page may automatically take you to another page. That technique is called URL redirection. Bloggers and webmasters use it very effectively.
When to use URL Redirection?
I hope you understand what URL redirection is. Now you need to know when to use it.
Suppose your blog has a three or four year old blog post that is still visited by many people. You need to replace that post with new information. You want to write a new post and want to delete the old post, but still, you want those who visit the old post will automatically come back to your new post without a problem. In these cases, you may need redirection.
Manage Redirects using WP 301 Redirects
Now that you have in mind what redirection is and when to use it. Next, we will learn how to manage redirection.
If you are a WordPress user, you can use the WP 301 Redirects plugin as it is very easy for you. Also, this plugin is free and compatible with all WordPress versions.
The first thing you have to do is visit WP301Redirects.com and download the plugin and activate it.
Click on 301 Redirects and go to Settings on your WordPress site. There you will see the option to manage 301 Permanent Redirection and 302 Temporary Redirection.
It is very simple. You can check redirection after setting it. In this post, we have told you something very simple for anyone new to WordPress to understand redirection. Hope this post is helpful to you.
If you want to reset your site, you can use WP Reset Plugin.