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Quick Page/Post Redirect Plugin

Redirect Pages/Posts to another page/post or external URL. Has edit box as well as global options. Specify the redirect Location and type. For PHP5+


  • Fix to some users getting Warning messages for parse_url function.
  • Added nonce field checking for Quick Redirects form to help eliminate the possibility of form takeover on submission of quick redirect saves.


  • Fix to security flaw for logged in admin users.
  • Fix to extra spaces that broke some callback functions in the redirect class in 5.0.4.


  • Minor bug cleanup
  • Security fixes: fixed possible cross-scripting vulnerability in saving of data to options.
  • Changed the hook call level for the redirects hook on normal redirects so it will not interfere with some other plugins.


  • Minor bug cleanup update - (no new features added)
  • Bug fixes: Javascript ghost js file call fixed. Actions hooks not applying issue fixed. Querystring redirect issue addressed. Unset index errors addressed. Some Network/MU problems fixed.
  • Modified Import and Export scripts to export a more editable export file. Import can be either old encoded version or new readable PIPE version.
  • Typos and minor layout issues addressed.


  • Bug fixes and jQuery now set to off until issues are resolved.
  • Set Case Sensetive to on by default - Some people having issues with infinite loops.


  • Fix to jQuery conflict issue.


  • Added jQuery version check to ensure no problmes with themes forcing older versions of jQuery
  • Added a few warning /info messages to Quick Redirects page.
  • Redirect summary was updated to display Quick Redirects as well as individual redirects. Now it is easier to see at a glance what redirects you have set up.
  • Rewrite of Quick Redirects functions to allow selecting Open in New Window (NW) and rel=nofollow (NF) as long as 'use jQuery' is selected.
  • Added "use jQuery" option on settings page - on by default after upgrade
  • Added jQuery redirect replace, target="_blank", and rel="nofollow" to increase success for additional options (mainly Quick redirects).
  • Changed out WP_PLUGIN_URL for plugins_url() to help resolve errors in redirects for SSL/https
  • Changed the way custom post types are handled.These are now on by default for new users - or users who have not specifically set to off.
  • The ability to turn off the Plugin Meta Box for any post type was added (admin permissions required).
  • Import and Export features were added to allow for backup of existing Quick Redirects, Restoring a backup or adding bulk redirects.
  • Plugin clean-up features were added to completely remove either Page/Post meta data (for regular redirects), Quick Redirects, or both.
  • Several filter and action hooks were added to help users better integrate the plugin into their theme, should they need additional functionality.
  • New FAQs/Help page with items provided by an RSS feed, so we can easily update FAQs when common questions/issues arise.
  • Query String data is now preserved for Quick Redirects (thanks to Jon Wilson for the contribution).
  • Case insensitivity option was added for Quick Redirects (thanks to Brian DiChiara for the contribution).


  • Fix some embarrasing spelling errors.(07/14/2011)
  • Fix Quick Redirects links from inside the redirect edit box and plugin page - they would give a "not authorized" warning because the page location changed in version 4.0 (07/14/11)


  • Fix to trailing slash non-redirect for quick redirects.(06/28/2011)
  • Note - this was not a public version fix, but a dev testing version - this fix is publicly included in 4.2.2.


  • Fix to menus pages always opening in New Window even when not selected.(05/08/2011)
  • Fix Categories/Archives automatically redirecting to the first post with redirect set if any post on the page had a redirect set.(05/08/2011)
  • Fix Homepage redirecting to first post with redirect set if using posts as home and any post had a redirect.(05/08/2011)
  • Fix misrepresentation of new window global setting on options page. Should read that "all redirects WILL open in a new window" not "will NOT open in a new window". (05/08/2011)
  • Update description to note that the plugin requires PHP 5+ because some of the class calls will not work in php4 (plugin will not activate). (05/08/2011)


  • Fix Minor spelling issues and code typos.(05/05/2011)


  • Rewrite of all functions for better optimization.(05/01/2011)
  • Added consolidated DB call at class setup to reduce DB calls to one call per page load.(05/01/2011)
  • Moved entire plugin into a class for easier updates.(05/01/2011)
  • Added new Options page with Global Overrides.(05/02/2011)
  • Integrated Custom Post Types functionality.(05/02/2011)
  • Created a Summary Page for a quick glace of set up redirects.(05/04/2011)
  • Moved Quick Redirects menu from settings to a new Redirects Menu.(05/03/2011)
  • Added additional checks and validations when adding Quick Redirects.(05/03/2011)
  • Added a way to delete Quick Redirects easier.(03/01/2011)


  • Fix New Window and No Follow attributes in themes with older menu calls. (12/29/10)


  • Fix meta tag redirect method. Was broken because of new method of checking redirects with less query calls. (12/16/10)
  • Fix php code errors - still had some debugging code live that will cause some users to have problems.(12/16/10)


  • limited test release - testing for some of 3.2.2 release fixes. (12/14/10)


  • remove functions ppr_linktotarget, ppr_linktonorel, ppr_redirectto and ppr_linktometa.(12/10/2010)
  • re-write functions to consolidate queries. (12/10/2010)
  • added new filters for New menu structure to filter wp_nav_menu menus as well as old wp_page_menus functions. (12/10/2010)
  • cleaned up new window and nofollow code to work more consistently. (12/10/2010)


  • Re-issue of 2.1 for immediate fix of issue with the 3.0 version.(6/21/2010)


  • Enhance filter function in main class to reduce Database calls. (06/20/2010)


  • Fix Bug - Open in New Window would not work unless Show Link URL was also selected. (3/12/2010)
  • Fix Bug - Add rel=nofollow would not work if Open in a New Window was not selected. (3/13/2010)
  • Fix Bug - Show Link, Add nofollow and Open in New Window would still work when redirect not active. (3/13/2010)
  • Added new preg_match_all and preg_replace calls to add target and nofollow links - more effecient and accuarte - noticed some cases where old funtion would add the items if a redirect link had the same URL. (3/13/2010)


  • Cosmetic code cleanup. (2/28/2010)
  • Remove warning and error messages created in 1.9 (2/28/2010)


  • Added 'Open in New Window' Feature. (2/20/2010)
  • Added 'rel="nofollow"' attribute option for links that will redirect. (2/20/2010)
  • Added 'rewrite url/permalink' option to hide the regular link and replace it with the new re-write link anywhere the link is displayed on the site. (2/20/2010)
  • Hid the Custom Field Meta Data that the plugin uses - this is just to clean up the custom fields box. (2/20/2010)


  • Added a new Quick 301 Redirects Page to allow adding of additional redirects that do not have Pages or Posts created for them. Based on Scott Nelle's Simple 301 Redirects plugin.(12/28/2009)


  • fix to correct meta redirect - moved "exit" command to "addtoheader_theme" function. Also fixed the problem with some pages not redirecting. Made the plugin WordPress MU compatible. (9/8/2009)


  • Small fix to correct the same problem as 1.6 for Category and Archive pages (9/1/2009)


  • Fixed wrongful redirect when the first blog post on home page (main blog page) has a redirect set up - this was redirecting the entire page incorrectly. This was only an issue with the first post on a page. (9/1/2009)


  • Major re-Write of the plugin core function to hook WP at a later time to take advantage of the POST function - no sense re-creating the wheel.
  • Removed the 'no code' redirect, as it turns out, many browsers will not redirect properly without a code - sorry guys.
  • Can have page/post as draft and still redirect - but ONLY after the post/page has first been published and then re-saved as draft (this will hopefully be a fix for a later version). (8/31/2009)


  • Add exit script command after header redirect function - needed on some servers and browsers. (8/19/2009)


  • Add Meta Re-fresh option (7/26/2009)


  • Add easy Post/Page Edit Box (7/25/2009)


  • Fix redirect for off site links (7/7/2009)


  • Initial Plugin creation (7/1/2009)

Requires: 3.9 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-5-8
Active Installs: 200,000+


4.5 out of 5 stars


7 of 13 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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