redirection problem /a to /a/b not redirecting properly (2 posts)

  1. shanahan3001
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I'm trying to redirect from example.com/news/ to example.com/categories/news/ and I'd like to make the last / optional.

    Here's what I've entered in Redirection:

    Source URL:

    Destination URL:

    I was expecting if I enter example.com/news/ or example.com/news it would redirect to example.com/category/news/. But it only works for example.com/news/.

    If I enter example.com/news on Firefox, I get an error:

    The page isn't redirecting properly
    Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

    And if I enter example.com/category/news on Firefox I get:

    I've tried entering the source URL as:

    but Revisions modifies it to

    Any suggestions?

    (I've also tried entering the source URL as /news/ and /news but I get the same behavior in all cases)



  2. pronoiac
    Posted 4 years ago #

    It should be ^/news/?$ and if it adds in initial /, remove it and re-save it.

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