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Added Jun 02, 2015

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If you need to permanently redirect one post or page on your website to a new one, here are two ways to do it! One is editing the .htaccess file, and the other is with a plugin.

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anthrovol Premium
Very good. This video does not suffer from the "if you don't already know how to do this you won't understand this lesson either" problem that many technical videos suffer from.
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Prestones Premium
Thanks Nathaniell - your training provided a bit of education as well as a little break from some site work I had going on.

Out of curiosity, do you use redirects to clean up Amazon Affiliate links? Just curious.

Dennis
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nathaniell Premium
No, a redirect for an amazon link wouldn't make sense. Also, it's against amazon's TOS to use deceptive linking (redirecting) although as far as I know they are OK with pretty link.
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JeanL Premium
Thank you, Nathaniell! Bookmarked for future reference.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Saved for future and continual reference.
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Jay Gumbs Premium
Good training. Another way still - if you use Studiopress/Genesis themes, 301s are built in and you get a field on the post editor where you can fill in the new page url. I've used it and its very easy and no need for a plugin or to create an htaccess file.
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nathaniell Premium
Ahhhhh. Jay has this too, but my version of studiopress does not have this. I don't know why. It's updated.
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Jay Gumbs Premium
Really? Don't know why this would be. It's called "Custom Redirect URL" under the Theme SEO Settings.
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nathaniell Premium
Do you have AIO SEO or Yoast installed? Maybe mine is not there because I have an SEO plugin installed (that makes the themes SEO settings disappear)
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nathaniell Premium
Yup, I saw a screenshot and it's part of theme SEO settings. Now I just need to know if I can disable AIO and have Genesis remember various settings. I'll contact Studiopress to find out!
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nathaniell Premium
NVM. Fixed with with SEO Data Transporter Plugin
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Jay Gumbs Premium
So did it work? Do you have it now. I don't use AIO or Yoast since I use the theme's SEO settings.
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nathaniell Premium
Yeah, am using genesis seo now and have the redirect fearure
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