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301 Redirects with .htaccess

After I dumped my database and blew up my site, I wanted to resurrect my most popular content.

I needed to setup 301 redirects so both users and Google could find my (old) content in it’s (new) location. Here is a snippet of my .htaccess file.

301-redirect-instructions

https://gist.github.com/gregrickaby/5619593

 

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3 Comments

  1. Gautam Doddamani on May 22, 2013 at 11:06 am

    haha lol dude i have linked to two of your posts…and they showed up as broken and then i checked wats the deal and landed on to this post…here are those two posts…

    https://gregrickaby.com/2012/02/how-to-display-and-highlight-code-in-wordpress-without-a-plug-in.html

    https://gregrickaby.com/2010/04/how-to-use-jquery-lazy-load-in-thesis.html

    please fix em with a redirect too! thanks….and the new site design is awesome 😀

  2. Flaudísio Tolentino on May 30, 2013 at 8:18 am

    Just a suggestion: RedirectMatch 301 ^/\d{4}/\d{2}/(.+)(\.html)$ https://gregrickaby.com/$1/
    🙂

  3. Nigeria News (@naijalocalnews) on May 31, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    This is a very nice post on htaccess redirect . Your article is great, i like it

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