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[resolved] Infinite Loop - HELP! (5 posts)

  1. natalieosborne@wonderbuild.com
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Yikes. I accidentally created an infinite loop with a global asterisk field for the entire domain to forward to the index.php. Which meant I couldn't access the WP Admin tool - it kept forwarding to the root index.php. I deleted the 301 simple redirect plugin folder via FTP, which solved the problem. But when I went to re-install the 301 simple redirect plugin, the infinite loop returned.

    How can I wipe out the simple 301 redirects and start over completely?

    http://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-301-redirects/

  2. Ash Durham
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Hi Natalie,

    Sorry, i'm not the developer for this plugin (sorry for fielding this Scott) but I was just reading through the support tickets and stumbled over your post.

    You can simply add update_option('301_redirects', ''); to your functions.php file, save it, load a page in your admin, then remove the line and save again. Activate the plugin and you'll have a blank 301 list.

    Hope that helps (and apologies again for answering your forum posts Scott).

  3. natalieosborne@wonderbuild.com
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Yes! That worked! Thank you Thank you thank you!

  4. Ash Durham
    Member
    Posted 10 months ago #

    Glad to hear it helped Natalie. If you have a lot to put back in, I have written a support plugin for this plugin to enable bulk upload via CSV: http://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-301-redirects-addon-bulk-uploader/

  5. scottnelle
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 10 months ago #

    Thanks for fielding this for me, Ash! Any and all community help is welcome. :-)

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