404 to Homepage


This plugin will redirect all missing links (404 errors) to the homepage using a 301 redirect.

‘404 to Homepage’ is extremely lightweight (check the code), stable and efficient by using WordPress best practices. There are no options or settings. Simply activate the plugin and you’re good to go.


  • Respects wp-cron and XML-PRC requests.
  • Compatible with all plugins including bbPress.
  • Works with any theme.
  • No marketing/SEO bull. It just works.


Q: Will this plugin work with my theme?
A: Yes, this plugin will work with any theme

Q: Will this plugin slow down my website?
A: Nope! This plugin will have no impact on your website’s speed.

Q: How do I know it is working?
A: Try going to any link on your site which does not exist. e.g. www.example.com/this-does-not-exist. You should be redirected to the homepage.

Q: I need help!
A: You are welocme to post in the support form.


  • Go to the Plugins > Add New screen in your WordPress dashboard.
  • Search for “404 to Homepage”. Click Install and activate it.
  • That’s all! If you try accessing a page which does not exist, you will be redirected to the homepage.


September 9, 2019
Perfect. I want to redirect any 404 to my homepage and guess what ?? That's exactly what this does. No settings; just a simple, lightweight redirect. Thanks very much for releasing this : )
June 13, 2019
We grew tired of bloated 404/301 plugins which had low quality code or were simply a marketing tool for people to sell their SEO "services". So here it is, a nice and simple, lightweight and effective plugin for redirecting all 404 missing links to the homepage. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Contributors & Developers

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


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  • Initial release.