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redirects [2017/06/20 15:19]
brittany [Creating Redirects]
redirects [2018/07/23 16:14] (current)
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 +====== Redirecting pages ======
 +<​html><​iframe width="​960"​ height="​540"​ src="​http://​​embed/​CLsRpp1P4BQ"​ frameborder="​0"​ allowfullscreen></​iframe></​html>​
 +===== Usage Example =====
 +Redirects are used to automatically send a user's browser from one URL to another. For example, if you had a page at​example-old-url.htm,​ then decide to changed it to​new-url/,​ but still want your users to be able to find the page at its old URL, you would create a redirect like this:
 +===== Finding Redirects =====
 +The click on one of the redirects in the list to inspect, edit, or delete it.
 +===== Creating Redirects =====
 +Then fill in the fields and click the //Save// button at the bottom when you're finished.
 +===== Other notes on redirects =====
 +If you leave the //Redirect to// field blank, any requests to the path specified in //Redirect from// get a HTTP 410 Gone response, which means "The requested resource is no longer available at the server and no forwarding address is known."​
 +One common pitfall with redirects is the accidental creation of circular chains of redirects. For example​a redirects to​b which redirect to​c which redirects back to​a. These sorts of infinite redirect loops should be avoided for obvious reasons.
redirects.txt ยท Last modified: 2018/07/23 16:14 by samia