What happens if you move your website and when a visitor tries to access a page on your site via the old URL of your website? Today in this article, we will tell you how to redirect broken URLs (404 error page) to new URLs. The best thing about WordPress is that you will get Plugins in it to solve every problem. Similarly, Redirection is a WordPress plugin that manages 301 redirections, tracks 404 error page, and helps to keep better user experience of your site.
To fix a “404 error not found” on your WordPress site, first you have to install and activate the Redirection plugin.
After activating the redirection plugin, click on Tools >> Redirection to set up redirects (404 URL not found error).
Under the Redirect tab, add the old URL that is showing the URL 404 error code and add that new URL Where you want to redirect the user.
After adding your information, click “add redirect“. Now go to your website to test it.
Now when a visitor clicks on broken URL “404 page not found” it will automatically redirect to the new URL.
Another good thing about redirection plugin is that you can also track 404 error page. Click on the 404s link at the top and this plugin will start to show “error 404 not found” on your site. Now you can redirect the 404 error page to another URL.
This plugin also allows you to redirection your modified posts. If you have modified or edited your post’s URL, then this plugin sets up the automatic redirect.
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