Meaning of 301 redirect
Instruction 301 redirect states to redirect permanently from one URL to another. 301 redirect sends the site visitor or the google bots to different URL than one they written for browsing. Thus 301 redirect is key to achieve your domain authority when the blog or site URL is changed. Here we will discuss the redirection for WordPress website.
Maintain Domain Authority
let us take two URL as below-
These two domains are pointing to same site than we should use 301 redirect to increase search engine ranking and domain authority. this is by editing the .htsccess file on the Apachi server. As this mathod is for apachi server.
- 301 redirection is also excellent techniques to fix duplicate content offered by by directing from duplicate URL to main URL. You can also read
Best WordPress plugins
Here Now we will let you know few WordPress Plugins for redirection of the URLs.
1. Yoast SEO (Free)
This plugin offer you the facility to edit your .htaccess file. Where you can put the 301 command in free module.
This one the most popular plugin with main features for 301 redirection and 404 errors management. This tool can be used for all purposes direction broken link, missing link. plugin most of the work automatically and does not effect the performance of the WordPress. above given image is the dashboard of the redirection plugin.click here for more and installation.
3. Quick Page And Post Redirection Plugin.
This plugin has two feature
- Quick redirect means 301 redirection
- Individual Redirection for Existing Posts/Page
- This plugin add an meta box to edit the screen for adding 301,302 or meta commands.
- for installation and read more you can click here
4. Safe Redirect Manager
It free and available on WordPress. it is an HTTP redirection manager for WordPress. for installation and to read more click here.
5. Simple 301 Redirects.
This is useful for those who does not want to tweak with the complicated plugins and moved their content to other domains permanently . To read or install click here.