I'm running WordPress MU with the Redirect plugin. I have thousands of Redirects in the plugin, most of which date back to when I actually switched from dasBlog some other ASP blog system to WordPress.
I have had problems in the past where Redirect would mysteriously redirect a page on its own, often that Redirect would loop back to the same page causing that page to show as broken. When I detect this, I usually just check for a redirect on the page in question, delete that redirect and the site returns to normal service.
Last night I noticed that this page:
was redirecting to this page:
So I went to my usual solution but could not find a redirect. After monkeying with it for quite a while, I tried a stop-gap solution. First, I copied the old content a new page here:
Then I redirected http://nesbittrealty.com/alexandria-va/old-town/ to that page. That seems to work well, but the problem was my subpages weren't listing properly, so I continued to monkey around.
Now http://nesbittrealty.com/alexandria-va/homes-townhomes-condos-sale-oldtown-alexandria-va/ is redirecting to http://www.flickr.com/photos/29715542n07/6076563425/ (I have no idea what that is)_ and th original problem page http://nesbittrealty.com/alexandria-va/old-town/ is showing up . . . sometimes . . . and sometimes the new target page redirects to the flickr page.
I'm confused and this is bizarre. Any ideas what to look at?