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HTACCESS: Redirecting Dead URLs To Live Ones, And Redirecting Your Old Website

Tuesday Technology Tips

From time to time I encounter folks afraid to delete old webpages off their server, even though they’re outdated and from the design before the one they did in 2003 and the site is all WordPress now anyway, for fear of the website having a lot of error pages.

Then there’s also: you are changing from your old website domain to one that more accurately reflects your current branding, but don’t want to lose the visitors from all those backlinks to the old domain.

Thank goodness for HTACCESS:

I often refer to this article on HTACCESS redirects on TamingTheBeast.net for help with HTACCESS.

– ARH

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