This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

404 Simple Redirect

Description

This plugin hooks the normal WordPress workflow in order to determine if the request is processing will cause a 404 HTTP error. In that case it prevents WordPress to do any other processing and sends the user to the page defined in the plugin options.

A working and simple solution.

For more information about this plugin you can check the official page.

Installation

  1. Download the plugin from the WordPress plugin repository, unzip and upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Enjoy!

FAQ

Scenario
Sites with high volume of content may have some moved, deleted or badly referenced content. This situation will cause a 404 http error.

Problem
In high performance sites the previously described situation can be a resource problem. It is not necessary that we load completely the site to show a 404 error page.

Solution
Loading a plain HTML page will result easier for our web server than loading a complete CMS instance.

Installation Instructions
  1. Download the plugin from the WordPress plugin repository, unzip and upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Enjoy!
What does the plugin?

The plugin hooks the normal WordPress workflow in order to determine if the request is processing will cause a 404 HTTP error. Then it makes a redirection to the URL defined in the plugin settings.

Contributors & Developers

“404 Simple Redirect” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

1.2

  • Fixed empty URL bug +info
  • Added localization

1.1

  • Fixed typo errors
  • Added settings link from plugin page

1.0

  • First version