404 to Homepage


This plugin will redirect all 404 missing links to the homepage using a 301 redirect. This means any old broken links will still count towards your site’s SEO ranking.

Unlike similar plugins, ‘404 to Homepage’ is designed to be very lightweight. There are no options or settings (or annoying banner ads trying to sell SEO magic potions). Simply activate the plugin and you’re good to go.


  • Works with any theme.
  • Respects wp-cron and XML-RPC requests.
  • 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 : )
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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.