Redirects are a way to easily forward one address to another.
They usually serve three purposes:
- making sure an old address still works once a page has moved
- redirecting visitors to a deleted page to a different page
- providing a shortcut to easily access a more complex address (
Old URL: the part you will type in the address bar after your main site address.
If you want to type
yoursite.com/g to go to
yoursite.com/my-most-excellent-gazpacho-recipe, you’ll enter
/g in this field.
New URL: where you want to end up.
If you want to go to a page in your website, enter
/section/pagename if it’s not in the default section).
If you want to go to a different website, enter the entire address: