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page forwarding (5 posts)

  1. cowpie
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Hey, I'm kinda new to wordpress and have a pretty simple question. I was wondering what code can I place in my wordpress template so that if people reach my blog, I can automatically forward them to another page. Also, the location of where I'd put that code would be appreciated. Thanks

  2. Michael Bishop

    Posted 8 years ago #

    I'm not sure I follow. If someone reaches you at yoursite.com, you want to forward them somewhere else? If that's the case, why have the install in the first place?

  3. schestowitz
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You could either redirect by using the header in the file/s. Example here:

    http://www.billstclair.com/html-redirect.html

    You could also use a server redirect. Your host may have a front-end like cPanel to simplify the creation of a re-direction.

    @miklb, maybe the OP wants to migrate.

  4. Michael Bishop

    Posted 8 years ago #

    I understand he may be migrating, but there would be no reason to have WP at the previous location then, and could simply have an index.php/html with redirect. But by using the word "page", I wanted some clarification before offering up a specific solution.

  5. cowpie
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    basically, I'm pulling in rss feed from my blog, so I don't want my actual blog (wordpress installation index) to be accessible. I was planning to just put a redirection link in if anyone were to get to it.

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