Moving Blog but maintaining incoming links and authority
that’s more or less a links/SEO issue, what you are looking for is a 301 redirect of all posts.
You will find plenty of howtos and tutorials for that solution via google.
Thanks … you are correct, except I’m specifically wondering about 301 directs from the old posts to the SAME post in the new location. Most of which I’ve figured out shows me I can easily redirect ANY traffic from /myblog/ to the root directory after the change, but what I’m after is a solution where each post in the old location redirects to “that posts” new location:
would automatically be redirected to:
That can be done with regular expressions. I don’t remember if the apache webserver redirect-function or the redirectmatch-function will do the job for you but the name says that maybe redirectmatch should fit.
Everything can be put into a .htaceess file in your domain root hopefully (that depends on the server config an if it really is an apache webserver) ans then you have it.
Yes, it is redirectmatch, see here
I think I found (thanks to chrismoncus.com) a plugin that will actually take care of this as well:
When/if I decide to take the nasty/risky plunge of moving my blog from the subdirectory to the root, I’ll update and let everyone know how it goes, surely other people are wondering the same thing about their incoming blog URL links changing.
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